Currently I am transcribing a lecture on character traits. One trait is anger. I am typing a word or two behind the speech, which means I am hear the words that I haven’t typed yet. Wrong Word Makes More Sense? Therefore, this line makes sense: Anger is a very grate utensil that implements, in order… Read More Great Things!
Midterm vacation. Helping a neighbor mark papers: he volunteers at a GED evening program. The question: Is it worth spending time in the evening, after one’s job, to study for a GED? One 19 or 20 year old student went to a school called JTA. His friends are spending the evening playing poker. He is… Read More Spending Time
Have an extended pun to celebrate.
An interesting article here, and a helpful list of words to use instead. Using the word crazy as an insult is more harmful to the millions of us who deal with the stigma of mental illness than it is to the person you’re attempting to insult. It also lets the person/people you’re trying to insult… Read More Replace ‘Crazy’ With The Adjective You Actually Mean
There are no words.
What if zoos ordered – and rated – their animals from shipping companies? I personally would not use a bear as a fishing tool, but it the entire series is very creative.
Want to improve your school’s overall grades? Just add 6 hours of music a week. “ But at Feversham, the headteacher, Naveed Idrees, has embedded music, drama and art into every part of the school day, with up to six hours of music a week for every child, and with remarkable results. Seven years ago… Read More Music for the Win
Working with a Student contrasting lucky and unlucky people… It seems that many cultures have variations on Tolstoy’s old phrase about happy families.
Oxford Comma: It’s the last comma in a list. If you’ve got these, them, and those, do you need a comma after ‘them’ or not? For students, it’s a pain in the neck. For one company, it was a multi-million dollar lawsuit.