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Say What?

We can say “I” many ways.  ”I” means “me,” but the same-sounding word “aye” (you might have heard pirates say it) means “yes.”  A third same-sounding word is “eye” which most of us have on our faces.  But “eye” doesn’t … Continue reading

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Say What?

Ever wonder why we use the @ sign?  Most of us know it from using e-mail, but it used to mean “at the rate of” as in you can get 5 apples @ 5 cents.   When calculators were invented … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

There are hundreds of animals and creatures that live in and around the Mississippi River, but few make noises as strange as the spring peeper.  This frog makes a sound that people think sounds like the tinkling of bells, but … Continue reading

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