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  • The history of the title in this connotation is somewhat obscure.
  • It is especially necessary to make clear that the language known as Umbrian is that of a certain limited area, which cannot yet be shown to have extended very far beyond the eastern half of the Tiber valley (from Interamna Nahartium to Urvinum Mataurense), because the term is often used by archaeologists with a far wider connotation to include all the Italic, pre-Etruscan inhabitants of upper Italy; Professor Ridgeway, for instance, in his Early Age of Greece, frequently speaks of the "Umbrians" as the race to which belonged the Villanova culture of the Early Iron age.
  • Bach argues against the pejorative connotations of optical illusions, which suggest they are visual malfunctions. 
  • Increasingly, it has acquired a negative connotation that implies excessive pressure. 
  • No negative connotation was intended by using the word "short." 

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