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Off the Fence, Onto the Bandwagon? A Large-Scale Survey Experiment on Effect of Real-Life Poll Outcomes on Subsequent Vote Intentions

Tom W. G. van der Meer, Armen Hakhverdian and Loes Aaldering.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 9491 words.

Despite decades of scholarly inquiry, the debate on the existence of a bandwagon effect in politics remains undecided. This article aims to overcome the limitations of previous experimental...

Sbarra

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Italian: topographic name from sbarra ‘fence’, ‘partition’.

Glynde

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

Glinda 1165. ‘(Place at) the fence or enclosure’. OE *glind.

Zaun

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

German: topographic name from Middle High German zūn ‘fence’, ‘hedge’.

Souhrada

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

Czech: topographic name from Czech souhrada ‘turnpike’, ‘road between fences’.

Bangor

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 23 words.

Benchoer 634. ‘Wattled fence’. Welsh bangor. The reference is probably to the wattled fence that enclosed the monastery

Scheumann

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 32 words.

German: nickname or occupational name for someone who had an elaborate fence on his property or who manufactured picket fences

Hurter

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

German: topographic name for someone living by a wattle fence or hurdle, from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’.

Haccombe

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

Hacome 1086 (db), Hakcumbe c.1200. Probably ‘valley with a hatch or fence’. OE hæcc + cumb

Spennithorne

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

Speningetorp [sic] 1086 (db), Speningthorn 1184. Probably ‘thorn-tree by the fence or enclosure’. OE or

Glinton

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 15 words.

Clinton 1060, Glintone 1086 (db). Possibly ‘fenced farmstead’. OE *glind + tūn.

Hindlip

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 20 words.

Hindehlep 966, Hindelep 1086 (db). ‘Gate or fence over which hinds can leap’. OE hind + hlīep

Earle

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 14 words.

Yherdhill 1242. ‘Hill with a fence or enclosure’. OE geard + hyll.

Failsworth

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Fayleswrthe 1212. Possibly ‘enclosure with a special kind of fence’. OE *fēgels + worth.

Spennymoor

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

Spenningmore 1292. Probably ‘moor with a fence or enclosure’. OE or OScand. *spenning + mōr.

Hurdsfield

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

Hirdelesfeld 13th cent. Probably ‘open land at a hurdle (fence)’. OE hyrdel, *hyrdels + feld.

Kaegi

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 25 words.

South German and Swiss (Kägi): topographic name from Middle High German gehage, gehegi ‘hedge’, ‘fence’ (see

Thunstrom

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 19 words.

Swedish (Thunström): ornamental name from thun, an ornamental (old) spelling of tun ‘fence’, ‘yard’ + ström ‘river’.

Clady

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 15 words.

Respelling of French Cladé or Cladet, an Occitan derivative of cleda ‘hurdle’, ‘fence’.

Werre

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a turnpike or fence, Middle High German wërre.