|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
You are not logged in. [Log In] Wordsmith.org » Forums » General Topics » Wordplay and fun » Memory of words Register User Forum List Calendar Active Topics Search FAQ
#2555 - 06/13/00 10:18 PM Re: Memory of words
Loc: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Speaking of classes at university - in my first year European history class we had a lecturer with a HEAVY middle European accent. She was lecturing us about various medieval papal bulls and at the same time was emphasising the uncertainty and lack of order characteristic of the period. To my shame, I wrote in my notes at one stage a totally incoherent sentence about the 'cows' and the 'bulls' - the 'bulls' bit I'd got right. The 'cows' bit OUGHT to had read 'chaos'! Feeble defence, I know, but she really did have a very thick accent.
#2556 - 06/27/00 05:39 AM Re: m and n
Loc: Sydney Australia
You are not alone!! How often do I still hear people say renumeration when they mean remuneration?
I know which I'd rather have...
#2557 - 09/08/00 03:14 PM Re: Memory of words
Loc: Memphis (Shelby Co) Tenn
I remember a mnemonic for two words:
We should not consider the sins of venal individuals as venial.
Forum Stats 8830 Members
Max Online: 3341 @ 12/09/11 02:15 PM
Newest Members anagrammarian, ggia, dcfhnjrth, Angela, vishuma1954
8830 Registered Users
Who's Online 0 registered (), 50 Guests and 5 Spiders online. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters (30 Days)
LukeJavan8 63 endymion6 44 wofahulicodoc 39 Cowboy_Monkey 7 A C Bowden 6 Tromboniator 4 May 2 T_V 1 BranShea 1
wwh 13858 Faldage 13803 Jackie 11613 tsuwm 10528 LukeJavan8 7259 Buffalo Shrdlu 7210 AnnaStrophic 6511 Wordwind 6296 wofahulicodoc 5612 of troy 5400
Board Rules · Mark all read Contact Us · Wordsmith.org · Top
Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat
© 2014 Wordsmith