This was probably due originally to the disparate nature of the Swabian duchy which consisted of three distinct geographical areas: most of what is today the German state of Baden-Wrttemberg, the German-speaking part of Switzerland, and Alsace.
Looking at these areas, it can be seen that the river Rhine provided a barrier to cross-activity with Alsace on the west bank, and the Alps hampered communication with the area south of lake Constance.
Selecting sex as your answer, when in the context of a thoughtful essay, may not seem particularly provocative.
For an example of the ramifications, consider this Q&A found on one service: Question: “What is my favorite indoor activity?
”Available answers: Shopping, table tennis, sitting by the fire, reading, watching TV, movies, bowling, sex.
Don’t be discouraged — following are some code words that provide generally acceptable ways to express a healthy sexual interest without being lewd or lascivious: Internet dating is no more sexually provocative than face-to-face dating.
After all, a person’s clothes, makeup, and tone of voice can be very sexually engaging in person but completely lost on the Internet.
The election of Konrad von Staufen as Konrad III King of Germany in 1138, and that of his nephew as King Friedrich I "Barbarossa" in 1152, signalled the family's definitive transfer out of the local Swabian field of activity.
The Zollern family also took its name from their Swabian castle, but launched themselves on to the wider German stage with a fortunate marriage to the heiress of the Burggrafschaft of the town of Nrnberg in Bavaria, and later acquiring the electorate of Brandenburg in the early 15th century.
Besides these major families, numerous lesser noble families enjoyed limited territorial influence in Swabia around the castles which they constructed.
Some of these families used their small Swabian bases as a springboard to extend their activities on a broader European scale.
” or “Define sexy,” but multiple-choice questions with available answers that run the gamut from sexually neutral to unmistakably sexually provocative.
You need to realize that some people can take an honest answer involving a sexually provocative question out of context because such an answer is word-searchable on most systems.
If that’s your favorite indoor activity (and we found many people who said so), would you feel okay if it were taken as your primary indoor activity?