What names of people (real or mythical) could a person compare oneself to in order to give the air of…

I was watching a show called In the Army now, and at 20:03, the journalist refers to himself as иван поддубный, which was translated as superman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=js955f5zdXU. So my question is, what are some other well-known (assuming that иван поддубный is well-known) references that alludes to one’s super-normal strength. For example, in English, I could make a comparison to either Schwarzeneggar or Hercules, both of whom are very well known

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Do plural names referring to a singular thing require a plural verb?

Another question related to my geography of the Roman Empire which I am writing has arisen: during the time of Trajan, 117 AD, there were several provinces which had names in the plural, especially those which bordered or resided on the Alps, to name a few:

  • Alpēs Maritimae
  • Alpēs Cottiae
  • Alpēs Grāiae et PoenÄ«nae

In my geography itself, I have written several phrases similar to the following, note that the verbs are in the singular number:

Prīma hārum prōvinciārum, Alpēs Maritimae, ut nōmen dīcit, plūrimē montēs continet et lītora prope Ligusticum Mare.

I wrote down the verbs in the singular while writing because it made sense to me; despite the fact that the names themselves are in the plural, they refer to singular things, provinces. However, as pointed out by @JoonasIlmavirta in CONLOQVIVM, this might not be the case.

To sum up: when a name (or noun) has a plural form but refers to a singular thing, should any verb of which the name (or noun) is a subject be in the singular or plural?

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What are the names of these poker games

My family and I play a poker and some of the games we play can’t seem to found on the internet, there was no internet around when my dad learnt these because it was the 70’s and in Ireland. The first one we play is ‘four in the river’ it’s like Texas hold’em but with 4 cards dealt to each person instead of 2, 4 cards on the table instead of 5 and all turned one at a time.

The next one is called ‘spade in the hole’ everyone is dealt 5 cards 1 card at a time and one must be faced down at all time. You choose faced up or faced down for your next card. The pot is split between the person with the highest spade faced down and the best hand with all five cards (e.g. If you are dealt the ace of spades faced down and you keep it down then you know you’ll win half.)

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How to use an apostrophe for two or more names?

In this sentence:

In Fermat, Lagrange, Newton and Gauss studies […].

Where should we put the apostrophe?

The complete sentence is here:

Besides Fermat, Lagrange, Newton and Gauss’ studies is possible to
observe in engineering, computing science and others knowledge areas
not always the searcher disposes of the mathematical function.

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Question: What do you think of these names for twin girls?

Question: What do you think of these names for twin girls?

Question: What do you think of these names for twin girls?

Aurelia Haven and Cadence Brielle

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Question: First name for middle name Shaun? Also, like the name Cooper, middle names? Does Shaun go with it? Thanks for the input.?

Question: First name for middle name Shaun? Also, like the name Cooper, middle names? Does Shaun go with it? Thanks for the input.?

Question: First name for middle name Shaun? Also, like the name Cooper, middle names? Does Shaun go with it? Thanks for the input.?

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Question: What are first names for the middle name of Dustin?

Question: What are first names for the middle name of Dustin?

Question: What are first names for the middle name of Dustin?

My sister is having her first baby which is a boy.She is in her twenties.

Dustin is our late cousin.

This name is not set in stone so she says suggestions are welcome but please list first names for Dustin.

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How can I export an excel file without getting row numbers? (row.names = F not working)

The following code gives the following error.

Code:
write.table(vcexp, “vidids.txt”, sep=” “, row.names = F)

Error:
Error in write.table(vcexp, “vidids.txt”, sep = ” “, row.names = F) :
invalid ‘row.names’ specification

When I try without row.names = F, I get a .txt file with numbers in quotes before the actual content of the row in my data structure – for example:
“17” “Pg3DYKg9m4I”

I would like to remove the numbers like “17”, but am not sure how… Is it something about my datastructure, vcexp? vcexp is an array. please advice.

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Question: Names for a Custom Tack Business?

Question: Names for a Custom Tack Business?

Question: Names for a Custom Tack Business?

I’m starting a custom leather tack business and I’m looking for creative names. A few I’ve come across that I like are
Barrels ‘n Bling
Bits and Pieces Tack
HoofBeat Designs
equitack

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Usage of nation names as teams

Can I use Country’s names in my online championship game to allow players to recruit themselves in for their favourite/geographical nation and play against other nations?

Cases:

  1. Is it legal to schedule a match between say, Czech Republic V Kazakhstan at 13:00 GST where players play as teams against each other.

  2. Is it legal to create a olympic style leaderboard where the medals per country will be counted and displayed.

Thanks.

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