English 10: Writing Portfolio
Catholic Memorial High School
|I was playing in the mud the other
day and i wanted to think of a word that i could call for this
and i decided to call this slosh. this words history reflects English's history because we had
given the word "slosh" a definition and i would like to look more into this word because
it is intresting.
Webster's New World, Slosh- is to splash through water or mud 2. to splash about ; said of a
liquid. The American Heritage, slosh- to splash or flounder in water. 2. to splash copesly. Oxford
American, slosh- is to pour clumsly. 2. to splash, to move with a splashing sound. sixty-six percent
of the defintions were the same. thirty-three percent of the definitions or one are the same.
The slosh- to move aimlessly: to hang or loaf about, 2. 1854 Barlett " I am sloshing around.
" The number 4b slosh- to pour or dash liquid upon; to douse; 1912 G.W. Deeping. Trillions of
dollars of financial assests slosh around the world everyday at the flick of a switch. Gerard Baker
August 24, 2007 www.londontimes.com. The most recent defintition of the word slosh is to splash
about in mud or water. 1844 Eothen Kinglake.
In 1854 Barlett had changed the defintion of the word to slosh- to move aimlessly ; to hang or loaf
about. In 1953 E. O' Neill had the defintionto slosh- to splash: to flow in streams. In 1890
Kipiling had changed the defintion of the word slosh - to hit; to strike; to crush; to defeat.
In1814 Lett, Southley said that slosh - meant slush but as we all know today that slosh and slush
are two totally different words.
The word slosh i think will still have many more defintions to come, the defintion will not stay the
same. The word is going to stick around for at least a while. In my opinion this word will be around
maybe not with the same defintion but the word will still be around
Dear, Geoffrey Chaucer
The Ancient Egyptians were known to be the
inventors of both the word bowling and the game of
Mr. President it’s great of you to be here. We
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