Boom and bust – basic social studies vocabulary words, right? Think about how you learned these words. I would imagine you were taught about boom and bust during an exploration of the Gold Rush, right? Most everyone is...and that's my point. Are there other situations where the terms boom … [Read more...]
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So, little Johnny or Susie brings home a teacher prepared worksheet filled with several math problems for homework. At some point a parent decides to check the answers or at least review the sheet to see what type of assignment had been given. Some of the problems are troubling: "Each tree had … [Read more...]
The television show Grey's Anatomy has made the word "seriously" a go-to word when shocked, surprised, angry, etc. as seen in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZHJ2iHQz_0 I've even been known to use it myself, so when a friend sent me the following pictures I started thinking about … [Read more...]