Cheerio Tom, Dick and Harry: Despatches from the Hospice of by Ruth Wajnryb

By Ruth Wajnryb

Written with appeal and quaint wit, this examine embarks on a voyage of discovery one of the phrases that when peppered the language of child boomers and their mom and dad to find why they appear to be slipping from universal use. Why is it that individuals don't say cheerio any more? Why did they within the first position? Do humans nonetheless tinker with jalopies? And no matter what occurred to Tom, Dick, and Harry, let alone all these different folks who supplied such very good conversational shorthand? choked with enjoyable vignettes and exciting etymology, this assortment is a hospice that provides a worrying safe haven for once-loved phrases which are in impending probability of being disregarded as tom-foolery.

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24 teach that a person who does not remain constant in belief may lose his or her salvation? Discuss this Johannine passage in rela­ tion to John 15:1-8 and the totality of Scripture. ASSIGNMENT The Holy Spirit, the Internal 1 John Teacher 2:26-29 VOCABULARY TrXavcovTWv, pres. ptcp. act. masc. gen. pi. of irXavdo), / the ones who] deceive, lead astray Xpeia, -ag, f}, need, necessity SiSdaKT], pres. subj. act. 3d sg. OF 8L8daK0). [that any one] should teach cj)avepa)0rj, aor. subj. pass. 3d sg. OF 4>avepoa), /if] he appears, is manifested axcoLiev, 2d aor.

1 John 2:22-25 VOCABULARY Tig, indef. interrog. pron. masc. nom. sg. of Tig, T L , who? which? what? Note how the accent distinguishes the interrogative from the simple indefinite pronoun, T i g (cf. 1 J o h n 2:1). el urj. if not, except ctpvcuuevog, pres. ptcp. mid. masc. nom. sg. of d p v e o u c a , [the one who] denies, disowns, renounces opoXoyoov, pres. ptcp. act. masc. nom. sg. of opoXoyeto, [the one who] confesses LieveTO), pres. imp v. act. 3d sg. of uevo), let it remain, abide peivr).

16 and the account in Gen 3:6 of the temptation of Eve? Do you think that John is alluding to that account? ASSIGNMENT Antichrists: Sign of the Last Hour 1 John 2:18-21 VOCABULARY -ot>, 6, Antichrist. The term only occurs in 1 John 2:18, 22: 4:3; 2 John 7. See TDNT 9:571-72. yeyovamv, perf. indie, act. 3d pi. , whence, wherefore, from where u e | I E V F J K E I A A V , pluperf. indie, act. 3d pi. of Lievco, they [would] have remained dv, untranslatable particle indicating contingency; see Mounce, Basics, 90.

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