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He warned that a modification of the Greek text could strike at the foundations of our faith and affect various doctrinal controversies.

the level of comfort or privacy of your toilet

to operate a shower very similar to our modern versions.

However, modern low flush toilet designs allow the use of much less water per flush
I’m a chinese american and I do find it offensive that you call my people “ching-chongs”. Do you prefer it if I call you guys big noses? I wonder. Another thing is that they were separated from the rest of the civilizations in the ancient world because of the many landforms that were hard to pass by. To the north, there are mountains and a tribe of fierce warriors, to the west there is a desert, to the east is ocean, and to the south are more tribes. How do you expect others to find out more about them until later on? The Silk Road was what connected them to the other civilizations and that was later on in Chinese history. They invented many things that you did not invent: paper, wheels, agriculture improvements, iron tools, astronomical instruments, and many more. These things had helped shape the modern world. Stop being such an asshole and appreciate what the ancient chinese have invented and done.

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Each modern version has claimed to be an improvement over the King James, a replacement for the “antiquated language,” but for every truly antiquated word that has been modernized (assuming that they need to be modernized), many more than 10 textual and translational errors have been introduced.

Jebb also warned that the style of the new versions would be much inferior to that of the King James.


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Some older style toilets mitigate this waste of energy to some degree by having the tank be as high as possible (up near the bathroom ceiling), but modern tank type toilets waste the energy in the water, and therefore either use more water than necessary for a given flushing job, or for the same amount of water, flush less effectively than direct flush.

The translators and publishers of the modern versions claim that the Bible must be as up to date as the morning newspaper, so they have produced an endless stream of new editions, because if this principle is true and if language constantly changes, as it does, the Bible must be revised continually.

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Director of the University Hospital for Children in Berne from 1957 to 1985, Ettore Rossi had a significant influence on Swiss paediatrics. Passionate about history, this professor from the canton of Ticino collated a great deal of information on child care and feeding practices from ancient times through to the present day. These feeding bottles are not just beautiful and unusual artefacts but offer insight into the status of infants and how they have been fed over the centuries.

Greek language, alphabets and pronunciation

Evidence of using wet nurses dates back to the 18th century B.C. in Babylon. It was a practice that became the norm among the wealthy classes in Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Soranos of Ephesus, a Greek doctor from the 2nd century A.D., described the ideal wet nurse: "She is between 20 and 40 years of age, honest, even-tempered, pleasant, in good health, has a good complexion, is of average size; her child is less than two months old, she is clean and her milk is neither too clear nor too thick."(1) A wet nurse was carefully chosen because it was thought that she would pass her qualities, or her vices, onto the child through her milk. Whether its origins were for cultural, moral or medical reasons, this trend was initially restricted to urban areas but was to filter into all levels of society between the 10th and 16th centuries. At the start of the modern era, the whole of Europe went on to adopt this practice: known as nourrices in France, they were called bala in Italy and nodriza or ama in Portugal. There was even talk of a real ‘wet nurse industry’ in the 19th century(2).

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There is also evidence that feeding bottles were used during ancient times. An Egyptian papyrus dating from the 15th century B.C. includes a recommendation to use a drink made with "cow's milk and boiled wheat kernels", undoubtedly in the event that maternal milk was lacking(3). Soranos provided a lot of information on methods for feeding newborns during the Roman era. The colostrum was considered toxic to infants due to its thick consistency and the fact that it was difficult to digest. He advised introducing semi-solid food, such as breadcrumbs soaked in milk, mead, sweet wine or wine sweetened with honey, into the diet from the age of six months, at the onset of teething and to later introduce "gruel, very runny purée and a soft-boiled egg"(4). Texts written by Avicenna, a Persian doctor and philosopher, provide us with information about the practices in the Middle Ages: he recommended breastfeeding infants for two years and then gradually weaning until the child was able to eat all kinds of food. Infants were often fed animal milk, from cows or goats, as well as clear porridge made from milk and flour, served in horns or receptacles with cloth teats(5).