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The 23 subtle signs you'll never quite master French

1. You're happy enough to do the "ambiguous la/le mumble" rather than find out if a noun is feminine or masculine.<p>2. You still always say "Je vais à …

French Verbs With Their Correct Prepositions

Some Verbs Require Prepositions for a Complete Meaning<p>Many French verbs require a certain preposition in order for their meaning to be complete. Some …

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Book Giveaway Sites That Aren't Goodreads

Chances are you’ve entered an ever elusive book giveaway on Goodreads. You may have also heard some grumblings amongst the literary community about …

Twenty-six words we don’t want to lose

After academics picked out 30 words that have been ‘lost’ from the English language, self-confessed ‘word geek’ Paul Anthony Jones reveals obscure yet delightful terms that also need to be saved from falling into disuse.<p>He sits next to a bookcase, flicking through titles long out of print. Like a …

Language

Learn French Language: Top 10 Bizarre French Expressions

If you casually chat with French people, you might suddenly be stopped dead by an expression that you find very weird and that you try to translate …

How to Grow Fresh Produce in the Winter

How to Grow Fresh Produce in the WinterWinter is on the horizon! While the garden may have stopped producing already, (or is on its way out) there …

Six Nations school launches app that teaches people to speak Mohawk

A Six Nations school is doing its part to keep Indigenous languages alive in the most modern of ways — with an app.<p>Our languages all have a beauty to …

Where You Can Find Bilingual And Spanish Children's Books

The United States is the second largest Spanish speaking country in the world. We have more Spanish speakers than Spain. It’s staggering. There are …

The One Word Men Never See In Their Performance Reviews

There’s one adjective that’s never used to criticize men, yet it shows up at an alarming rate in women’s performance reviews.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It’s a scenario that could be straight out of a textbook on gender …

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10 Words Every Girl Should Learn

/ Mar 24, 2015<p><i>"Stop interrupting me."</i><p><i>"I just said that."</i><p><i>"No explanation needed."</i><p>In fifth grade, I won the school courtesy prize. In other words, I …

12 Empowering Children's Books To Add To Little Girls' Bookshelves

The books we read as children can have a huge impact on the weird humans we eventually become. Our beliefs, aspirations, and morals can all be …

Books

Teaching Your Kids How to Track Animals at Home

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>Animal tracks in snow can be urgently interesting to kids, and figuring them out is a natural opportunity to learn more about …

High Paying Job Work | Work From Home Jobs

For many people who hate the 9-5 grind, working from home sounds like a dream. One of the reasons many people don’t try to make that dream a reality …

The remarkably different answers men and women give when asked who’s the smartest in the class

Anthropologist Dan Grunspan was studying the habits of undergraduates when he noticed a persistent trend: Male students assumed their male classmates knew more about course material than female students — even if the young women earned better grades.<p>“The pattern just screamed at me,” he said.<p>So, …

A Day Without a Woman

100 Fucking Iconic Times Women Were Hilariously Savage

This is why you should never mess with a woman.

“L’influence du français sur la langue anglaise est considérable et insoupçonnée”

<b>Né d’une mère anglaise et d’un père français, Anthony Lacoudre a grandi dans le bilinguisme. Cet avocat partageant sa vie entre Paris et New York</b> …

websites for kids

Online Resources<p>Recursos en línea<p>Lawrence Township Portal<p>1. Go to the MSDLT homepage / Selecciona MSDLT homepage<p>2. Click on Student tab / Selecciona …

Kickstarter Alert: Everlasting Wet Palette

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>There are many different techniques that can improve the results of miniature painting. Possibly the simplest to employ, for …

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Couponing Without Sacrificing Your Family's Health

<i>Emily emailed in the following tip:</i><p>My family of 3 eats a 90-100% organic, non-GMO diet… and we spend about $250-300 per month on our homemade meals. …

Build a Self-Watering Container - Do It Yourself

<i>The following is an excerpt from</i> The Urban Homestead <i>by Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen (Process Media, 2010). Homesteading from their bungalow two</i> …

Gardening

How to Make Dandelion Salve

This post my contain affiliate links. Thank you for your support!<p>We’re only about a month into our gardening season here in Montana and already my …

3 Common Edible Weeds In Your Garden

You walk out to your garden…<p>You anticipate green tomatoes streaked with hues of red, long green zucchini ready to pluck, and green beans begging to …

Make a Vermicompost Bin for Less than Five Bucks

Apartment dwellers and urbanites often lament the lack of options for composting in homes with limited yard space. If you’re not the kind to get all …

French subjunctive phrases: List of words and expressions

Reading time: 3 minutes<p>Looking to make some phrases using the French subjunctive? The list below might be useful for you.<p>In a previous article, we …