To Market To Market

To market, to market, to buy a fat pig. Home again, home again, jiggety jig. To market, to market, to buy a fat hog, Home again, home again, jiggety jog. To market, to market, to buy a plum bun, Home again, home again, market is done.

Twenty Froggies

Twenty Froggies was written by Englishman George Cooper in the 19th century as a poem… Twenty froggies went to school Down beside a rushy pool; Twenty little coats of green, Twenty vests all white and clean. “We must be on time,’ said they, “First we study, then we play; That is how we keep the […]

Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries. Father’s Day was inaugurated in the United States in the early 20th century […]

What Does the “Bee” in “Spelling Bee” Mean Exactly

As spellers from across the country and around the globe gather to take part in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, let’s try to settle a basic question: Where does the bee in “spelling bee” come from? Bee is derived from the Old English bēn meaning “a prayer, a favor.” By the late eighteenth century, […]

The Busy Person’s Lies

HOW’S life? Oh, busy. So goes the mindless modern conversation — a constant assertion of the scarcity of time. A poll found that 61 percent of working Americans said they did not have enough time to do the things they wanted to do. Some of us feel this more acutely than others: A 2015 survey […]

Making Your Classes More Effective

Teaching is undeniably a challenging job, in fact many consider it one of the most difficult careers you could choose. Nevertheless, being a teacher is an enriching experience. Through quality education and effective teaching methodologies, teachers play a crucial role in shaping a bright future for the entire world! In the world of ESL, a […]

13 Planets

According to the International Astronomical Union we have eight major planets: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; and five dwarf planets: Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake and Eris. The IAU left it a bit ambiguous as to whether dwarf planets count as real planets or not. If you count the dwarf planets as […]

Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will announce that Alexander Hamilton will stay on the front of the $10 bill Wednesday, Politico reported, while women’s voting rights activists will go on the back of the bill. Meanwhile, the report said, former President Andrew Jackson will be replaced on the front of the $20 bill by anti-slavery activist […]