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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 8:32 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

A common pair of terms should be reversed. How come??
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Are the terms usually or always used together?
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Are the terms usually or always used together? yesish
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Are the terms more commonly used in any particular sphere? If so, legal? Political?

Are the terms in English? Latin? Another language?

Should they be reversed for the sake of grammatical correctness? Or would reversing the terms render them more accurate (or at least reveal some insight into the reality of the terms)? Does the meaning of either word change when they are reversed? Does the spelling? Does at least one change from one syntactic part of speech to another (e.g. an -ing from a noun to a verb, as in 'shortening bread -> bread shortening' to use an example that is almost certainly incorrect)?
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Are the terms more commonly used in any particular sphere? yes If so, legal? no Political? yes

Are the terms in English? yesLatin? no Another language? no

Should they be reversed for the sake of grammatical correctness? no Or would reversing the terms render them more accurate (or at least reveal some insight into the reality of the terms)? yesish Does the meaning of either word change when they are reversed? yope Does the spelling? Does at least one change from one syntactic part of speech to another (e.g. an -ing from a noun to a verb, as in 'shortening bread -> bread shortening' to use an example that is almost certainly incorrect)? no
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Does the term relate to an ideology? A process? A structure? Does it describe rather than identify? Could it be used to describe a government? Any government?

Would a conservative authoritarian agree with you that the terms are more accurate or somehow revelatory once reversed?
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Does the term relate to an ideology? yes A process? noA structure? no Does it describe rather than identify? noCould it be used to describe a government? yesishAny government? no

Would a conservative authoritarian agree with you that the terms are more accurate or somehow revelatory once reversed? yes
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Would everyone agree that the terms should be reversed? Or could this possibly kick off a huge argument?

Are they modern terms? Or have they been in use for a long time?
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Would everyone agree that the terms should be reversed? Many people would Or could this possibly kick off a huge argument? possible but unlikely

Are they modern terms? yes Or have they been in use for a long time? no
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Posted on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - 7:22 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

HINT: Think of a relatively recent pair of terms in American politics.
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Posted on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 - 11:33 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Do either of the words change at all? Does it make as much grammatical sense inverted as it does normally?

Would the inverted term recognise a negative aspect of this governmental ideology? Would it reveal their true intentions? Would it show a side of their ideology or their practices that they would rather not emphasise?

Would it be more likely applied to a Democratic Party? A Republican Party? A smaller party with considerably less chance of representation? Are broad-church ideas more relevant than specific ideas, motivations or fetish issues?
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Do either of the words change at all? noDoes it make as much grammatical sense inverted as it does normally? yes

Would the inverted term recognise a negative aspect of this governmental ideology? THat's a matter of opinionWould it reveal their true intentions? noWould it show a side of their ideology or their practices that they would rather not emphasise? no

Would it be more likely applied to a Democratic Party? A Republican Party? both A smaller party with considerably less chance of representation? possibly Are broad-church ideas more relevant than specific ideas, motivations or fetish issues? yes
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Colors used to represent the parties on election maps relevant? Relevant that the leftist parties are usually red in other countries and the right-wing parties blue, but in America they're reversed?
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Colors used to represent the parties on election maps relevant? Relevant that the leftist parties are usually red in other countries and the right-wing parties blue, but in America they're reversed?That's it!! Traditionally, red has been associated with the left, but for some reason Americans call conservative states red & liberal ones blue. Sorry it was so easy, but please check out my new one, which won't be -- I hope.
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Posted on Friday, December 06, 2013 - 8:27 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Hmm. Clearly a conspiracy to make immigrants think more highly of the opposite party.
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Posted on Friday, December 06, 2013 - 9:16 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Which party is the opposite??
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Posted on Sunday, December 08, 2013 - 8:02 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Oh, wow, did I ever misinterpret what you were asking in the puzzle statement.
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Posted on Monday, December 16, 2013 - 5:24 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

***** SPOILER **********
Colors used to represent the parties on election maps relevant? Relevant that the leftist parties are usually red in other countries and the right-wing parties blue, but in America they're reversed?That's it!! Traditionally, red has been associated with the left, but for some reason Americans call conservative states red & liberal ones blue. Sorry it was so easy, but please check out my new one, which won't be -- I hope.

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