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The Metal Monster — A. Merritt (1920)

Publisher: Avon Books

Third Avon Edition, 1957

Cover Art: Uncredited, but the signature reads “Powers” according to ISFDB (comment if you know more)

Plot Synopsis (of cover): Perry the Steel Colossus would never be one of the “cool” giant monsters at Kaiju High School. 839 more words


얼마나 ‎(eolmana) [Word of the Day]

안녕하세요와! (Annyeonghaseyo!)

안녕 여러분! (annyeong yeoleobun!) I kinda took the weekend off this week. I really just needed a break. I had so much going on and I really just needed to recharge. 101 more words

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Sell It! - The Balloon Chair - A Creative Writing and Speaking Prompt

I like to use “Sell It” prompts after teaching comparative and superlative adjectives, although there are a lot of other ways that they can be tied into your lessons. 187 more words


United States/US

As a noun, spell out United States. The United States is experiencing a recession. As an adjective, abbreviate US: The US recession affected other countries… 18 more words

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Welcome party

Someone left me a comment the other day, and a teeny-tiny mistake she made gave me the inspiration for this post. I’ve already made it known that I need requests and ideas from all of you (when you’ve written over 200 posts about the nooks and crannies of the Spanish language, the inkwell gets a little dry at times), and mistakes definitely count. 404 more words



Use a hyphen when the word is used as an adjective before a noun. Example: The company’s then-CEO.

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step by step, step-by-step

Step by step is an adverb. Step-by-step is an adjective. Examples: Follow the directions step by step. But they followed the step-by-step instructions.

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