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by LukeJavan8
Sat Oct 26, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Dither
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: Dither

Mr. Dithers is still around in the Blondie comic, as
Dagwood's boss.
by LukeJavan8
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Dolorifuge
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Re: Dolorifuge

I totally identify with the ice cream solution.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Oct 13, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Woebegone
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Re: Woebegone

Be go/be went/be gone: got to love it, such artistry.
by LukeJavan8
Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Periphery
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: Periphery

:P
by LukeJavan8
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Stationery
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Stationery

I think for most teachers whatever tool works is a tool put into
one's toolbox. I've actually picked up some from Disney
and Nickelodeon. Appreciate it Deb.
by LukeJavan8
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Stationery
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Stationery

With any endeavor there is going to be frustration, I guess.
But, yes, to see the light in a kid's eyes when they 'get' it is
awesome. Thanks.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Stationery
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Stationery

Don't bow to anyone. You make a monstrously good point. Why can't we just teach? I totally agree. If only "they" would just learn. The a/e thing was taught me by some elementary school teacher. For some reason I remember it that way and have used it along with other little anagrams, etc. We have so ...
by LukeJavan8
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Zaftig
Replies: 2
Views: 367

Re: Zaftig

Not a word to be found in Jenny Craig, et.al., advs.
by LukeJavan8
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Whip
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: Whip

We played a childhood game called "crack the whip" Children held hands in a row and started running. The leader makes a turn which is followed by each child in turn. This can create quite a uncontrolled velocity for children at the end of the whip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDk83PwYxKQ In the...
by LukeJavan8
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Stationery
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Stationery

Having been a teacher for 30+years I am going to
say we re going to have to agree to disagree.
by LukeJavan8
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Caconym
Replies: 3
Views: 630

Re: Caconym

:)
by LukeJavan8
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Stationery
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Stationery

Never heard that one, does seem a good idea to teach both.
by LukeJavan8
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Stationery
Replies: 12
Views: 1222

Re: Stationery

some elementary school teacher told us the way to keep
the two word apart was to remember 'pen' has an 'e' in it,
as does 'stationery' (pen and paper).
by LukeJavan8
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Whelm
Replies: 5
Views: 1382

Re: Whelm

I've had to shovel plenty of decks and sidewalks 'whelmed' with snow.
by LukeJavan8
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Good Word Discussion
Topic: Nihilism
Replies: 4
Views: 790

Re: Nihilism

My Favorite word, thanks for bringing it to mind.

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