I had a brilliant Christmas Day with my family! I spent the day at my ex-wife’s with our children and stuffed myself silly with ham and turkey. Yes, I do have a happy divorce from my ex-wife which is why we are like brother and sister today 😉
One of my son’s presents was “i before e (except after c)” by Judy Parkinson and is a throw back to “old-school ways to remember stuff” – I just loved reading it, not least for the nostalgia and also to give me something to post about and “Yes, yes, yes!” – I’m scraping the barrel but give me a break, it is Christmas!
One of the verses used to educate the little darlings of 1855 was written by David Tower and Benjamin Tweed and it goes like this:
“Three little words you often see
Are articles: a,an and the.
A noun’s the name of anything,
As: school or garden, toy or swing.
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