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Ballistophobia is a fear of bullets. However, unless you are symbolophobic there should be nothing of that calibre to be afraid of in this blog. The bullets targeted here are those typo-baubles that bedeck the page or screen by way of introducing items in a list. 477 more words


And That's the Tooth!

I had some dental work recently, and that got me thinking about the apparently strange names we give to our teeth in English. 621 more words

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In learning about the native plant that botanists categorize as Sarcocornia (previously Salicornia) pacifica recently, I noticed that a couple of its vernacular names are Pacific swampfire and Pacific samphire. 216 more words

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GCSE English Essay writing success: 7 tips for a better essay

These are the seven key technical tips that will help you write a better English essay for your GCSEs.

  1. Planning

Many students seem to have little idea about how to plan. 394 more words

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Calexit noun [U] /kæl.’ek.sɪt/
an exit by the state of California from the United States of America

Californians would need to pass an amendment to the US Constitution, which requires the blessings of the other 49 states. 158 more words

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Healthy Weight Loss and Dieting Tips

5 Ingredient Mixture to Drink Morning and Night for Accelerated Weight Loss

The drink I prepared tonight is very healthy. It is  a great long-term strategy to reduce belly fat.  210 more words

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