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What are the oldest surviving rhyming poems?

If you’ve ever read European epics like the Odyssey, Iliad or even Beowulf in the original language, you’ll know that they don’t rhyme. Instead, they used rhythm (DUM duh-DUM duh-DUM, etc.) and audible alliteration, where stressed syllables start with the same consonant sound (e.g., “the uncouth cur had killed the king” – except in Ancient Greek or Old English, of course). 198 more words

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Top 6 Podcasts for Dyslexic Listeners

Podcasts are one of the best ways for those with Dyslexia to stay informed without the hassle of reading. If you’re unfamiliar with podcasts, think of them as the audio version of Netflicks. 564 more words

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In Case You Missed It...

Well hello again to our lovely audience! As promised, here are some pictures and anecdotes from our last show, Sweet Tease & Lemonade. Thank you to everyone who was there, either in person or in spirit, and thanks for cheering us on through the night – still get the warm fuzzies just remembering it! 375 more words

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Huck Finn Jubilee, Ontario CA

Huck Finn Jubilee Ontario, California June 12 – 14, 2015 is an annual Bluegrass festival that brings together a community of music lovers for one weekend. 390 more words

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See the Indy 500 Via the internet

See realtime streaming coverage of the 99th 2015 Indianapolis 500 exclusively on your own laptop or computer!

The 2015 Indy 500 is going to be raced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 24th, 2015. 116 more words

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Blur's first album in over a decade

2003 was an interesting year. Homeland Security was officially formed, Manchester United won the Premier League, Dizzee Rascal won the Mercury Music Prize with his debut album and Blur released their last album Think Tank. 446 more words

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