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The expert in anything was once a beginner.

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Never ruin an apology with an excuse.

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shades of meaning: a vocabulary assignment »

girlcanteach:

Just something I’m trying with my students to help them consider the power of words. Thought I’d share.

Choose an article, essay, speech or story that you have read this week and found to be particularly beautiful, effective, or compelling. The goal in this assignment is for you to analyze the…

Lovely assignment.


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If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it.

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Budding Leaves
Edvard Munch - 1911-1915

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Budding Leaves

Edvard Munch - 1911-1915

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Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.

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A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.

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I went to this book store and their books were wrapped up in paper with small descriptions so no one would “judge a book by its cover”

dazily:

I went to this book store and their books were wrapped up in paper with small descriptions so no one would “judge a book by its cover”

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