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  • Eloisa to Abelard.... ALEXANDER POPE

    26 February 2017

    Eloisa to Abelard .... ALEXANDER POPE Related Poem Content Details In these deep solitudes and awful cells, Where heav'nly-pensive contemplation dwells, And ever-musing melancholy reigns; What means this tumult in a vestal's veins? Why rove my thoughts...

  • Saint Valentine

    13 February 2017

    Valentine's day originated somewhere in Europe. It originated as a Christian holiday to remember Saint Valentine. Although there are many rumors to how the holiday started, and who Saint Valentine was, it is commonly agreed that St. Valentine preformed...

  • The puffin, the penguin and the dinosaur story.

    17 January 2017

    Patsy the Apatasaurus was on some holiday This holiday was in Antartica. The Antartica was very, very deep. So apatasaurus could help with his long neck and apastasauras was great at watching. and he was going first to Scotland and there were puffins...

  • Megaphone by Sara Shaarawi

    08 March 2017

    Megaphone, a new crowdfunded residency t Sara Shaarawi came to Scotland to study and it was her first venture abroad and the first time living alone. She found Edinburgh cold, windy and rainy regretting having had left her Egypt However she found the...

  • Luis von Ahn, an AMA on Duolingo subreddit

    23 January 2017

    The Ceo of Duolingo Luis von Ahn answered questions on the Duolingo subreddit https://www.reddit.com/r/duolingo/comments/5pr3sv/i_am_luis_von_ahn_ceo_and_cofounder_of_duolingo/ highlights from the AMA by DonFiore Full website rewrite and a forum overhaul...

  • Spring is beautiful

    14 March 2017

    NOTHING is so beautiful as spring —When weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;Thrush’s eggs look little low heavens, and thrushThrough the echoing timber does so rinse and wringThe ear, it strikes like lightnings to hear him sing;The glassy...

  • The Oxford Comma Controversy

    16 March 2017

    Using or Not Using the Serial or Oxford Comma A serial or Oxford comma is the comma that appears immediately after the penultimate item in a series or list when a conjunction separates that item from the last item. In ‘she wrote reviews, essays, and articles,’...

  • ITISASIS :The Eastern Music for everyone .. 3D

    15 April 2017

    . . . 3-D 3-D are Danny Smith, a mongrel of Spanish, Italian, German and English descent. Main vocals, lead and rhythm guitar. Dave Hurst, classically trained on piano, went on to attempt to wreck Hammond organs on stage with early hard rock bands but...

  • John Galt (1779-1839)

    10 May 2017

    John Galt (1779-1839) From the lone shieling of the misty island Mountains divide us, and the waste of seas - Yet still the blood is strong, the heart is Highland, And we in dreams behold the Hebrides Fair those broad meads, these hoary woods are grand;...

  • Le dragon de Cracovie

    17 May 2017

    Le dragon de Cracovie Cette legende est sans doute la plus populaire de Pologne. Elle fait partie des mythes fondateurs du pays, et notamment de Cracovie, sa premiere capirale historique. Decouvrez la mesaventure du roi Krak, dont la ville fut sauvee...

  • Qatar

    05 June 2017

    Qatar is a small country located between Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf. It has an area of 11,437 sq km, which is roughly the size of the state of Connecticut. Qatar is a relatively flat country with its highest point reaching just over 300 feet. The...

  • Black Ice

    10 January 2017

    Black Ice is dangerous I was not really understanding this concept. Until day. That is when I was cycling. Cycling through snow which is a heavy labour. It is fun as it crunches snow onwards to a destination. However Black Ice is treacherous. some snow...

  • Dutch words from Cam_and_Alex.

    08 February 2017

    Dutch Word 1: Schatje This word literally translates to "little treasure", and can be used in both a romantic sense and a parental sense. A mother can call her child "schatje" just as well as somebody is addressing a boyfriend/girlfriend! Alles goed,...

  • Aorist

    24 February 2017

    In Turkish the aorist is a habitual aspect The aorist of Turkish reflects aspect/mood rather than tense; it has two important semantic functions: a) it marks volition, b) it characterizes what is the typical, normal or inherent quality of an entity orist...

  • Montana

    01 January 2017

    Montana is a state in the USA Where does it all begin? When you do not know about Montana, or where it is from or anything at all, then it starts all with a question. this question was Where are dinosaurs from or to be exact where is that large dinosaur...

  • A poem from L.Duke

    22 February 2017

    Land, der hübsche Platz bin ich gekommen zu lieben. The prettiest place that I have come to love is the land. Der Strom, der über flachen Kieseln tröpfelt, A stream trickles over the flattened pebbles, Der Wind kräuselt die roten Blätter oben, Overhead...

  • Brexit studies syllabus

    16 January 2017

    Birmingham City University's Centre for Brexit Studies They want to further enhance understanding of the consequences of the UK withdrawing from the European Union There will a practical exam where students have to grow and care for a magic trade deal...

  • Scottish words for rain

    07 March 2017

    The Eskimo's of Central Siberian Yupik has 40 such terms for snow, whereas the Inuit dialect spoken in Nunavik, Quebec, has at least 53 for snow whereas here in Scotland we have more words for rain Aftak (an easing or lull in a storm or rain) Aitran (piercing...

  • What is Piedmontese?

    16 March 2017

    . What is Piedmontese? Piedmontese is a minority Romance language spoken in northwest Italy, specifically in the Piedmont region, with over 1.6 million native speakers (in 2002). Like with many Romance languages of Italy, Piedmontese is treated as a mere...

  • Depeche Mode: Spirit: The New Album

    17 March 2017

    "The graveyard of world empires—Sumerian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Mayan, Khmer, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian—followed the same trajectory of moral and physical collapse. Those who rule at the end of empire are psychopaths, imbeciles, narcissists and deviants,...

  • Normans, how the people lived. 2

    12 May 2017

    How they lived in the times of the Normans. Barons, knights and abbots were the lords of the manor. They kept some land for themselves and gave the rest to the villeins (or peasants). Every villein also did homage to his lord. This means that he promised...

  • Cochlearia officinalis

    13 May 2017

    . Cochlearia officinalis Cochlearia officinalis is common in Scotland and can be found by the seaside it has a high tolerance of salt (Saline conditions) and can be found where other plants would struggle to survive. We can see it flowering already and...

  • America now returns to the Scottish values.

    20 January 2017

    The Scottish doctrines and political ideas that were most embraced in the United States of America.with it's birth and now we can see a return to it's values and the spirit of it's freedom from the Scottish idea of democracy and that of giving the greatness...

  • Luis the CEO of Duolingo now explains

    20 January 2017

    This is what Luis the CEO of Duolingo has Just said "Thank you very much for taking the time to write this, and thank you for using a polite tone :) The decision to remove Immersion was not an easy one, but unfortunately we just don't have the resources...

  • Common Sicknesses and Their Symptoms.

    12 February 2017

    J'a la migraine = I have a migraine head-ache .....Mam migrenowych bólów głowy .... Ich habe Migränekopfschmerzen ....................... Minulla on migreeni ...............................Tengo migraña .......................Ik heb een migraine J'ai...

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