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nominative determinism - definition and synonyms


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    the idea that a person's name might somehow influence what sort of job they decide to do
    Glasgow University Chair of Human Nutrition Professor Mike Lean (nominative determinism at work) has been working with a company called Eat Balanced to produce what they claim are "the only nutritionally balanced pizzas you can buy"
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 03/07/2012 17:39:00


an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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