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shibboleth

A practice that distinguishes a group of insiders from outsiders based on the outsiders’ mispronunciation of key words (e.g., prostrate for prostate).
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Richard Quinn had Shibboleth up with the pace from the start and once he quickened into the lead at the two furlong marker, nothing could live with him.
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Such an agency would just give the shibboleth of screening more support without providing the critical assessment of costs and risks that many screening programs really need.
The way to tell that "human error" has achieved the status of a risk management shibboleth is by the irrational way we all respond to these words.
Fischer to Provide Free Access to its Proven Shibboleth Federation Service to Qualified Institutions
They cover democratic and socially responsive research in education, denouncing the myths and pitfalls of research practices, announcing possibilities with research as praxis (RAP), circumventing the rigor shibboleth with democratic epistemologies and social responsiveness of RAP, epistemological relevance of action in RAP, and decolonizing family literacy in a culture circle.
The updated service includes bulk renewal functionality, cancellation restrictions tracking, new alerting capabilities, and Shibboleth authentication support.
Your new shibboleth of ``public safety'' is as meaningless as your previous use of words such as ``quality education'' and ``healthy children.
The assortment of dictionaries at desk informs me that the Hebrew word shibboleth can be used to refer to a stream, a flood or an ear of corn.
Razyana's other sons include Eagle Eyed (Arlington Classic-Gr2), Shibboleth (Criterion S-Gr3) and the Group-placed Anziyan, all by Danzig.
The Internet2 Shibboleth Project is a collaborative effort to build an inter-institutional standard for authentication, wherein each user's home campus is responsible for original authentication (For more information, head to www.
Flexibility, the shibboleth of Orthodoxy and the plague of Prorestantism, is also a consequence of the papal Magisterium (official teaching authority) which, as even the most liberal Catholics recognize, makes change possible without fracturing the Church.