My three-hour ragù joined the risotto base at 5 pm, sat cooling while I made today’s dinner (pork and apple stew). Once the little ones were abed, I set up a super supplì production line, trying to recapture the memory of our years in Rome.
Can’t wait to hear the reactions tomorrow, at our
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Issue: Incompatible integration of module Teacher 2.0 with multiple versions of Student 1.x
Since September I’ve been working with first-year nursing students on a series of language tasks to improve their professional knowledge of English. I used our online platform moodle.hz.nl as an interactive learning space to present new
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The outrage following congressman Todd Atkins’ comments about “legitimate rape” was racked up again when he corrected himself (sic):
I was talking about forcible rape. I used the wrong word.
For those latecomers, the controversy began with an interview in which Atkins’ compounded his oxymoronic thinking with the purely moronic:
New oxymoron: Legitimate rape
We were woken by the sound of horse hooves early this morning, as ring riders from the surrounding villages brought their horses to town for the second Folkloric Day of the year: the Regional Ringriding Championship.
Competitors ride bareback on huge draft horses at full gallop, while attempting to spear a tiny ring suspended above
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When we bought our current house three years ago, we inherited the mail order subscriptions of the previous owners. And try as we might to stop the monthly flow of clothes catalogues, we are still regularly inundated with bizarre fashion magazines.
None, however, reached the heights of the latest arrival.
Ladies and Gentlemen, I bring
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