A polyseme is a word or phrase with different, but related senses. Since the test for polysemy is the vague concept of relatedness, judgments of polysemy can be difficult to make. https://www.thoughtco.com/polysemy-words-and-meanings-1691642 Advertisements
They are meeting in my computer lab. Very noisy with setting up Robot Wheels. Slinging Shakespeare quotes. “Whether it is better to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune…” “Cry havoc and let slip the hounds of war” “To be or not to be…” for three minutes, by heart. Color me impressed.
Working with a Student contrasting lucky and unlucky people… It seems that many cultures have variations on Tolstoy’s old phrase about happy families.
Writing is hard: True fact. You have to organize your thoughts more clearly than if you were just talking, because when you talk you can backtrack and fill in details that you left out. Writing has to be more organized than that. The first draft is allowed to be a mess! Student tried to get… Read More The Dreaded First Draft
It is important to eat breakfast, it starts your day off energized. If you mentally reserved some food for later… Maybe put it in a bag with your name or in some way label it, because family and friends can -not- read your mental reservations. As some people learn the hard way. Mental Telepathy =… Read More Upon Missing Breakfast
Published articles this summer: 2. Word count toward new articles this summer: 0. I blame the humidity. As motivation toward a new article, I found a widget! (Credit where credit is due: someone else found it for me.) Word Count Widgets Article target goal ~ 2K, daily goal = 500 words. <img src=”http://wordmeter.herokuapp.com/meter/words=400&target=2000″> When the… Read More Publishing!
“I got to the end of 12 pages. I’m done writing, right?” Students sometimes need a little help with organizing their papers. Do the words say what Student meant to say? Are all the ideas about SubTopic A near each other, or are they mixed in with SubTopics B & C? If so, was that… Read More Student, did you read what you wrote?