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There, they're and their!

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There, they’re and their are the big trio of commonly confused words with all three of them pronounced the same.
- There means the opposite of here; “at that place.”
- They’re is a contraction of “they are” or “they were.”
- Their means “belongs to them.”

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39 days ago

Puzzle Answer

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The answer to the square puzzle is 30.

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Oxymorons

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An oxymoron has the effect of creating an impression, enhancing a concept, and even entertaining the reader. Can you think of another example of an oxymoron?

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69 days ago

School subjects.

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What do you think should be introduced or reintroduced as part of the curriculum in modern day schools?

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88 days ago

Confused?

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To is a preposition with several meanings, including “toward” and “until.”
Too is an adverb that can mean “excessively” or “also.”
Two is also pronounced the same as to and too, but it can’t be used instead of either of them because it’s a number.

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100 days ago

Friday puzzle

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Here is a weekend puzzle for those of you who enjoyed the last one. Answer to follow on Monday.

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108 days ago

Confusing English words!

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Stationary vs stationery. Remember stationary – the ‘a’ in ary is for stopping At the lights. The ‘e’ in ery is for Envelope.

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114 days ago

Friday Puzzle

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Can you solve this puzzle by moving 1 matchstick?

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124 days ago

Homophones

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Homophones can be confusing! But learning word meanings can help prevent spelling mistakes. What homophones can you think of?

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131 days ago

International Chess Day

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All most everyone in the world has heard of the game of chess, but what not everyone knows is that there is an entire day dedicated to the celebration of this wonderful pastime!

A game of strategy and wits, chess has long been considered to be the thinking game. From its early days in India to … View more
All most everyone in the world has heard of the game of chess, but what not everyone knows is that there is an entire day dedicated to the celebration of this wonderful pastime!

A game of strategy and wits, chess has long been considered to be the thinking game. From its early days in India to everywhere in the world today, chess is a wonderful game to play anytime, anywhere and with almost anyone.

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139 days ago

Who vs. Whom?

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Who vs. Whom? If you can replace the word with “he”’ or “’she,” use who. If you can replace it with “him” or “her,” use whom.

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144 days ago

Holiday time activities.

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What educational activities can you suggest to keep children busy during the holidays?
Head to a bookstore and let your child pick out a book as a treat.
Learn life skills such as cooking or helping a neighbour.
Write a story about their favourite moments such as a celebration day or a fun … View more
What educational activities can you suggest to keep children busy during the holidays?
Head to a bookstore and let your child pick out a book as a treat.
Learn life skills such as cooking or helping a neighbour.
Write a story about their favourite moments such as a celebration day or a fun family holiday.
Don’t forget to have some down time as well!

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