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Acronyms and the Latin: Ab Ovo

An acronym is a word formed from the first letters of each one of the words in a phrase.

Many Latin terms such as “ab ovo” may sound like acronyms, but they aren’t. 201 more words

Creative Writing


I don’t remember much about junior high school.  It’s probably a good thing.  Junior high kids aren’t known for mature behavior.

Substitute teachers as a general rule were forgettable.   237 more words


A Call for Poetry in English Composition

Like most English faculty members, I always have to teach English composition each semester, along with my literature courses. For adjunct instructors, the English comp load is much heavier, sometimes, at multiple schools. 493 more words

3 Principles of Paragraph Stucture


A paragraph is a number of sentences grouped together and relating to one topic; or, a group of related sentences that develop a single point. 178 more words

English Composition

Short Essay on A Picnic Party Attended by Me

A Picnic Party Attended by Me

Introduction :    A picnic is an outing or a pleasure trip generally made on New Year’s Eve.

Why picnics are necessary… 245 more words

English Composition

Short Essay on Pollution


Introduction :    Pollution is the contamination of nature and the earth’s atmosphere. Along with the progress of science and technology, the intensity of pollution is increasing day by day. 215 more words

English Composition

Informal Letters (includes letters to friends/cousins/father)

Q.1. Write a letter to a friend describing how you propose to spend your holidays after the HSLC examination.

Or, Write a letter to your friend/cousin telling him/her what you intend to do after the HSLC Examination. 2,333 more words

English Composition