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Song of the Week - The Boxer

I still remember my 4th form english teacher teaching us poetry. As she fluttered about the room handing us each a piece of paper with the poem we were going to study we all rolled our eyes, preparing ourselves for some ancient ode written in language difficult to read. 467 more words

Morning Exercise 8-12-14: Word "Ennui"

From the New York Times Learning Network Blog: the word of the day is “ennui.”

ennui •\ˌän-ˈwē\• noun: the feeling of being bored by something tedious… 177 more words

Morning Exercise

Learning to Shut Up

There’s nothing like an international tragedy to bring out the wit in people. One doesn’t have to imagine the comic potential in Malaysia Airlines’ second airplane disaster killing hundreds of people because Jason Biggs does it for you. 1,537 more words

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