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The following is a collection of actual excuses for missing school that were turned in by students and reported in Seventeen Magazine:

My son is under a doctor’s care and could not take P.E. 323 more words



  • Faith tells me that no matter what lies ahead of me, God is already there.
  • It takes only one person to change your life: YOU.
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Quote Challenge - Day 1 of 3

Quotes are pieces of advice or sayings by individuals which can inspire or affect the way we live our lives. And that’s why a lot of us follow different types of quotes quite religiously. 249 more words

My Thots And Scribbles



A lovely word meaning ‘anything’.

“I don’t know diddly-squat” translates to “I don’t know anything.”

Can also be used in exasperated situations like

“I have found a big fat diddly-squat from my hours of looking”, meaning “I have found a big fat nothing . . . ”


Daily Sayings & Words

Sunday Musings #27

The best portion of a man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.

– William Wordsworth

While these little acts of kindness may be unremembered by William, I am sure they were never forgotten by those he was kind to. 68 more words


How cool are you?

Advanced Level English

Are you as cool as a cucumber?

What exactly does it mean to be as cool as a cucumber?

“As cool as a cucumber” is an idiom which means that you are relaxed and composed in any given situation; neither perturbed nor flustered by what’s going on around you.


"Molon Labe!" or, "Why I can't get a tattoo"

As the Persian empire bore down on the Hot Gates of Thermopylae, an envoy called out to the 300 Spartans standing in opposition, commanding them to lay down their weapons and surrender. 633 more words