A Conversation for Mnemonics and Other Learning Devices
Wowbagger the infinitely prolonged Started conversation Aug 16, 2002
My fave mnemonic was given to my 1st yr English class by the lovely Mr Smith, and serves the important function of helping all 11 yr-olds to spell the word "necessary" correctly every time, which let's face it is unspeakably crucial to all those teetering on the brink of adolescence. It goes like this: Never Eat Chocolate Eclairs Since Some Are Rather Yucky. Unfortunately (and I have carried out extensive research on this matter) it is based on a completely false premise. But I've never forgotten it! Never Eat Shredded Wheat is also useful for remembering the points of a compass in clockwise order. I don't know any that aren't about food, sorry.
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