I carry a set of earplugs with me. I keep a pair in my car and in all my emergency kits.
I hate earplugs, but… they help me blend in while getting me through the most difficult circumstances. 263 more words
The iGCSE specification says that all living organisms share the following basic characteristics and then lists 8 bullet points. This seems unnecessarily unhelpful because every student in the whole word learns MRS GREN for the 7 characteristics of life… 347 more words
Sensitive. Or: oversensitive.
These are terms I hear bandied about to describe people who react deeply to anything from wool clothing or sock seams to sarcasm or “charged language.” When I was a child, people told me I was sensitive; initially, I thought that was a kind of compliment, and sometimes that was the intention. 533 more words