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WTF?! OMG! Merriam-Webster Dictionary Adds Trendy New Words

Merriam-Webster announced on Tuesday 1,700 new additions to their dictionary — and you’ll never guess the words that were added.

Clickbait, WTF, NSFW, emoji and several others were added to their unabridged version.  285 more words

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The Migration Series #58

Title: Migration Series #58 (In the North the Negro had better educational facilities)

Artist: Jacob Lawrence

Date: 1941

Medium: Painting

In Lawrence’s piece, he is making direct social commentary about the inequality of schools for white and black children, and children in general in different regions. 26 more words

Education

Trade Promotion Authority to Trade Adjustment Assistance a Total Waste

In recent weeks there’s been a bit of controversy in Washington over an “alphabet soup” of legislation and tactics all dealing with trade issues. It is a headache at the very least — so much in fact as now the Iranian Nuclear Treaty is being governed by legislation through our Congress, although we must endure lowball, conniving, tactics of which the Obama administration is so famous for. 445 more words

Barack Obama

I Am More Than Tits and Ass in a Form-Fitting Dress

It was recently brought to my attention that a parent at my school found my work attire objectionable. I immediately thought it was because my tattoos were showing – I have a half-sleeve on my right arm and the start of another half-sleeve on my left arm, in addition to tattoos across my upper back and behind my ears. 499 more words

Education

Maths(UK) is full of surprises

The radical axis theorem

How come that after 55 or so years of involment with math this came as a big surprise !!!!!

Geometry

Pool Party!

Just a reminder that our pool party will take place  this Friday in Raleigh at 9:30. Permission slips are available in the office with directions and details. 39 more words

Education