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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (2 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (2 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live In, part VI of X

CHAPTER VI – MOUNTAINS The Alps are to many of us an inexhaustible source of joy and peace, of health, and even of life. We have gone to them jaded and worn, feeling, perhaps without any external cause, anxious and out of spirits, and have returned full of health, strength, and energy. Among the mountains […]

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Furniture Boulevard

We took a bike (motorcycle with enclosed sidecar and seats behind and beside) up to a certain point, but the motorbikes aren’t allowed to cross a couple of the busier highways, so then we had to get out and walk a few blocks to the other side, and we took a cab a few more […]

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Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (1 of 5)

Parts of Speech with Aesop’s Fables and Silliness (1 of 5) I put this together for my husband, who is teaching a middle school grammar course for a few weeks, and over half his students are not native English speakers. It only includes adjectives, nouns, verbs, and the occasional preposition because those are the parts […]

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Rambutan

Rambutan: sweet, juicy but not messy, much firmer than mango, not quite so firm as a cherry. Sweet with just a bit of tang. Not so tart as kiwi or as sweet as a honeycrisp apple. Very tasty. The prickles aren’t prickles and they don’t feel sharp, just bumpy. amb

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