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Prepositional Propping-Up of Pro-Eating Disorders

The CBC posted an article about a niche but increasingly popular spate of sites that are pro-anorexia or pro-bulimia. The topic aside, I was rather amused to read the initial headline (which appears to have been since changed), and subsequent references throughout the article to “pro-eating disorders.” 220 more words

Writing Tips

to be or not to be afraid of being


When we talk about human actions (including speech patterns) in general, it seems quite helpful to discuss using a binary system, whereby you emphasise a difference that is symmetrical (hopefully), which would allow you to illustrate your point much more forcefully and much more persuasively. 1,052 more words


Writing Transitions and Avoiding Prepositions

Here are some common transition words that help your writing flow, both between sentences and between paragraphs. They are organized by the relationship they convey: 135 more words

Colors, Prepositions, Places

This week’s vocabulary:

  1. red
  2. orange
  3. yellow
  4. green
  5. blue
  6. turquoise
  7. purple
  8. pink
  9. peach
  10. brown
  11. black
  12. gray
  13. white
  14. on the left
  15. in the middle
  16. on the right…
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