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Now the voa special english program words and story. Today's word is belittle. it was first used by
Tomas jefferson,the 3th president of the unit states. Many years ago, a french naturalist ** wrote some books of natural history. The books were a great success even though some critics did not like them. Some critics said ** is more of a poet than a scientist. Tomas jefferson did not like the ** said about the natural ** of the new word. It seem to jefferson that ** had go out way to speak a natural ** in american as if there were unimportant. This troubled thomas jeffersom. He too was a natrualist, as well as farmer ,inventor, **,writer and politician. He had seen the natural * of europe, to him , they were no more important than those of the new world.
In 1788, tomas jefferson wrote about his homestate virginia. While writing , he thought of its natural beauty and then of the word of *. As that moment, jeffersom created a new word belittle. He said that * believed that nature belittles production on this side of the atlantic. ** the american word expert liked this word. He put it in his english language dictionary in 1806. Belittle to make small unimportant. Americans had already accepted jefferson's and started to use this word. In 1797, the independent * newspaper used it to describe a politican the paper supported. He is an honorable man the paper wrote, so let's the opposition try to belittele him as much as they please.
In 1844, the republican * of virginia wrote this about oppsition party, the * may atampt to belittle our candidates,that is a favorgame there.
In 1872 a famous expert decided that it is time has come to kill the word. Belittle had no choice becoming english. And many critical writers of american like those of britain ,feel no need of it. The sooner it is forget the better. The exoert failed to keill the word. Today belittle is not used only in us and england,but in other countis where english language is spoken. It seems that efforts to belittle the word did not stop people from using it.
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