evilbeej: (Cos: ...fascinating.)
Teutonic, hlak-, hrok-, hring-:
Goth. hlahjan, O.N. hlakka, O.H.G. hlah-han N.H.G. lachen, A.S. hleh-han, M.E. hlе3еп, lauhwen, laughen, (to laugh), A.S. hleahtor, (laughter), Goth. hrecks, (cawing as a raven), O.H.G. hruoh, O.N. hrok-r, A.S. hroc, (a rook), O.N. hringa, A.S. hringan, (to wring), O.H.G. glocka, N.H.G. glocke, O.N. klukka, Swed. clocka, A.S. clocge, M.E. clokke, clok, (a clock, a bell).

Celtic, Wel. cricciad, (a cricket), Wel. cricellu, (to chirp), Bret. kloch, Ir. clog, (a bell), Gael. clog, clag, Manx clagg, (a bell), Ir. cloguim, (I ring), Wel. cleca, (clack), Gael. cearc, Ir. cerc, cearc, (a hen).

English Derivatives:
Latin - clang, clangour
L. Latin and Romance - cricket (the insect), clock, cloak (from Celtic)
Teutonic - laugh, laughter, rook, rookery, ring

BALY, J. 'Eur-Aryan roots: With their English derivatives and the corresponding words in the cognate languages compared and systematically arranged', 1898. (p 187)

German (also Röker): of uncertain origin. In the north, it may be from a short form of a Germanic personal name from hrok ‘rook’, or alternatively from an agent derivative of Middle Low German rok ‘smoke’ and hence an occupational name for someone who smoked fish or meat or for a blacksmith or charcoal-burner. In the east it could be an occupational name for a beekeeper, from Slavic roj ‘swarm of bees’. (http://www.ancestry.com/facts/Roker-name-meaning.ashx)

Deriv names: Roc (Catalan), Rocco (Italian), Roch (French, Polish), Rochelle (French), Rochus (Dutch), Rokus (Frisian), Roque (Portugese)

rok is 'year' in Polish.
evilbeej: (Cos: Iconic)
1) Cosmic Boy, Saturn Girl, Live Wire
2) Apparition, Triad
3) Leviathan (d), Invisible Kid, XS, Chameleon, Kid Quantum I (d)
4) Brainiac 5, Spark
5) Andromeda, Shrinking Violet, Kinetix
6) Superboy (hon)
7) Star Boy, Gates
8) M'Onel, Ultra Boy, Element Lad
9) Magno, Umbra, Sensor
10) Monstress
11) Kid Quantum II, Karate Kid
12) Thunder
13) Wildfire
14) Bouncing Boy
15) Shikari, Timber Wolf, Gear
16) Polar Boy
17) I-45 (hon), Supergirl (Cygnus, voted in later as such)
18) Dreamer, Superman (hon)
19) Matter-Eater Lad, Fortress Lad (hon)
20) Sun Boy
21) Catalyst
22) Impulse (hon)
evilbeej: (Che!)
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Jay, Anthony (Ed.). The Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Lasn, Kalle. Culture Jam. New York: Quill, 2000.
Pelton, Robert Young. The World's Most Dangerous Places, 4th Edition. New York: HarperResource, 2000.
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Bullitt, John M. Jonathan Swift and the Anatomy of Satire. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1953.
The National Citizenship Test (1965, Bantam Books)
Goldin, Judah. The Living Talmud. Chicago: Mentor Books, 1957.
Campbell, Joseph. Myths to Live By. NYC: Bantam Books, 1972.
Guenther, H.V. Tibetan Buddhism in Western Perspective.Emeryville, CA: Dharma Books, 1977.
Armstrong, Karen. The English Mystics. London: Kyle Cathie Ltd., 1991.
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran.
Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino.
Points of Rebellion by William O. Douglas.
Civilization, Past and Present, Vol I by Wallbank and Taylor, USC Press, 1942.
MI6: Inside Her Majesty's Secret Service by Stephen Dorril.
Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man by Marshall McLuhan.
A Dictionary of World Mythology by Arthur Cotterell.
Fighting Chance: Ten Feet to Survival by Arthur Robinson, Ph.D., and Gary North, Ph.D.
Dictionary of Theories by Jennifer Bothamley.
Bulfinch's Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch.
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