Has anyone ever called you “thick” before? Well, according to more updated slang, it doesn’t mean stupid or dumb. We (teachers) know there is power in words and word choices. What I think we forget sometimes (and perhaps I am just speaking for myself) is that we adults lose the magic pixie dust power of… Read More Out of context: Language barriers.
From the Writer’s Almanac, February 18, 2010: In the summer of 1883, Mark Twain wrote in a letter: “I am piling up manuscript in a really astonishing way. I believe I shall complete, in two months, a book which I have been fooling over for seven years. This summer it is no more trouble to… Read More My Huckleberry Friend.