It’s a good thing that teenagers, both dudes and dudettes, don’t really understand the literal meaning of literal. I mean, I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve heard one young dude or the other plead with me, “Please don’t do that, Dad. I will literally die of embarrassment.” “Really?” I ask. “Literally die?” “Don’t [...]Share on Facebook
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It was the second thing I noticed when I walked into her classroom. A big sign saying “I am who I am because of who we all are.” Incidentally, the first thing I noticed when I walked into Mrs. C’s room at Awesome Elementary School, where I’m working as a reading tutor, was that the [...]Share on Facebook
According to some strenuous research (I sat down and googled the whole topic and then browsed around for a bit), your vocabulary is directly correlated with the amount of time you spend reading. That is, the more time you spend reading on a daily basis, the larger your vocabulary. And that’s a good thing. Other [...]Share on Facebook