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March 14, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Word of the Week!

filibuster ˈfɪlɪbʌstə/ noun: filibuster; plural noun: filibusters 1. an action such as prolonged speaking which obstructs progress in a legislative assembly in a way that does not technically contravene the required procedures. Synonyms: delaying tactics, stonewalling, procrastination, obstruction, delaying, blocking, … Continue reading

March 14, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Adding ‘And then the murders began’ instantly makes any book better

So anyway, Clishmaclaver was reading The Daily Dot and came across a new literary truism! 😉 How about Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach? “Until he was four years old, James Henry Trotter had a happy life. And then the … Continue reading

March 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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18 Teen Reads You Need To Add To Your MRL!

Clishmaclaver really likes this list of hot teen reads, as recommended by BuzzFeed Books! Are any of these on your MRL (Must-read List)? ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas is definitely on mine! 😀 Click on the logo and … Continue reading

March 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Word Fact: The Difference Between “A While” and “Awhile”

Clishmaclaver brings you the Friday Word Fact, care of blog.dictionary.com. 😉 Few word pairs capture the idiosyncrasies of the English language as effectively as a while and awhile. Both of these terms are expressions of time, and both have been … Continue reading

February 28, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Word Fact: What’s the Difference Between “Discreet” and “Discrete”?

Spotted this on blog.dictionary.com; an interesting homophone conundrum! – 😀 “This [pair] of homophones (words that sound alike but are different in meaning, spelling, or both) [can] be very confusing. Discreet implies the showing of reserve and prudence in one’s behavior or … Continue reading

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