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Dried meat in Bar Bahlul

In a recent post, I mentioned Bar Bahlul’s source “the Proverbs of the Arameans”. Among other entries in his lexicon where he cites that source, here is another: 398 more words

Arabic

1.en.1 Welcome back to your English course! Lets play with words

Let’s start the year playing…

Close your eyes. What is the first image that comes to your mind when you hear the word  PLAY?

Write it down and share your ideas with your partners. 147 more words

English

Words I Like to Read and Write

My mother got very excited when she saw this book: it turns out that she had this exact same textbook in elementary school. She doesn’t quite remember how it was used, but she remembers keeping it in her desk and looking at it.   314 more words

Mabel O'Donnell

Homework Helpers

School is in full swing and homework has probably started showing up when the kiddos arrive home.  Usborne Books and More has some great homework helpers! 115 more words

Parents

1.1 Welcome back to your English course! Lets play with words

Let’s start the year playing…

Close your eyes. What is the first image that comes to your mind when you hear the word  PLAY?

Write it down and share your ideas with your partners. 138 more words

Vocabulary

Scaremongering and dream-mongering for Scottish independence

“Scaremongering”: a rhetorical ruse

“Scaremongering, scaremongering”. Whenever anyone tries to confront the Scottish king-this-side-of-the-water with the hard facts of reality, that is his, or the SNP’s, answer. 433 more words

Dictionaries

a dusty aesthetic | seventies children's dictionary

This is a copy of the Oxford Children’s Dictionary in Colour from the seventies, as I’m sure you could tell. I found it on a dusty shelf at work when we moved offices – fancifully, I feel like it must have been happy to be opened again after so many years. 212 more words

Vintage