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Category Archives: English
Courtesy of Mental Floss: English can be hard for other language speakers to learn. To use just one example, there are at least eight different ways of expressing events in the future, and conditional tenses are another matter entirely. For evidence of … Continue reading
Library Link of the Day: This Utah Elementary School Has a Book Vending Machine to Foster a Love of Reading
Courtesy of Mental Floss: There’s been a long debate over vending machines in schools, with critics pointing to the unhealthy snacks and sodas they contain as being poor choices for kids. But at Granger Elementary in West Valley City, Utah, … Continue reading
Courtesy of Mental Floss: Have a loved one who recently graduated from high school, college, grad school, or a secret wizarding academy? Show your support with just the right gift. 1. KODAK PRINTOMATIC DIGITAL INSTANT PRINT CAMERA; $70 Kodak’s PRINTOMATIC … Continue reading
Courtesy of Mental Floss: One hundred rare and vintage children’s books can now be read online for free via the Library of Congress’s website, according to The New York Times. The titles, all of which were published at least a century ago, were … Continue reading
Courtesy of Mental Floss: The story of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf has been passed down to children around the world for hundreds of years—perhaps emerging in its earliest form in the 11th century, according to … Continue reading