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Why English is a difficult language to learn


There are many idiosyncrasies that make English spelling, and the English language in general, appear rather arbitrary and illogical (even though a good number of them make some sense from an historical perspective). Take, for instance, the way that the first vowel sound…

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The History of the Calculator

history of the calculator

This history of the calculator gioes backj a long way. The decimal numbering system is based on the number ten because the earliest calculating devices were the ten fingers found on the human body. As human intelligence developed, calculators evolved to incorporate pebbles and sticks. In fact,…

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Is Zero a Number? What do you think?

is zero a number

Is zero a number? Many people feel that it isn’t really a proper number; not like one, two or three. It’s just nothing. A group of trainees was given a table showing the numbers of children in a class with birthdays in each…

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How to Assess Wine

How to assess wine

When asked to assess wine, there are a number of factors to take into account. These include sight, smell and taste. It would be impossible to determine what wine you were drinking without a degree of experience. Likewise, it would be difficult to…

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The Benefits of Marketing with YouTube

Benefits of Marketing with Youtube

You may be wondering why you should take the time to market on YouTube. There are a lot of other sources for advertising that you can consider, so why would YouTube be one of the options that you put on your list. There…

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