An eponym can be used to avoid repetition in a sentence, as in, “A native of San Francisco, Wang ditched Parsons in 2004 to launch his eponymous brand [clothing], inspired by his love of nightlife” (sentence taken from a Google search). Guess what was the name of the fashion brand? “Wang” of course!
Families and loved ones celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival by spending the evening together - eating moon cakes and gazing up at the full moon. Families sit within a circle of burning candles while their children delight in playing with their brightly lit lanterns. Do you know the origins of this popular festival?
As we know, no two individuals speak identically. Thus, language changes, often infinitesimally, whenever speakers come into contact with each other. Clearly, people from different geographical areas speak differently, but even within a single community there are variations according to a speaker’s age, gender, ethnic group as well as their social and educational background.
“Light plays a vital role in our daily lives and is an imperative cross-cutting discipline of science in the 21st century. It has revolutionized medicine, opened up international communication via the Internet, and continues to be central to linking cultural, economic and political aspects of the global society.” – United Nations