i before e (except after c)
Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
By Judy Parkinson
Subject: Bestselling I Used to Know That Series
Hardcover | 176 pages | 5 3/8 x 8
US$14.95 | CAN$15.95
Publication Date: 2008-04-14
“ Only the most ABLE are indispensABLE. ” “ Every Good Boy Does Fine. ” All of the mnemonics from your childhood are now in one ingenious collection.
Packed with clever verses, engaging acronyms, and hilarious sayings that can be used to solve a problem or cap an argument, i before e (except after c) brings back all of the easy-to-remember rhymes you learned in the classroom, including:
And of course:
Complete with a To/From gift plate and guaranteed to amuse and inform, this is the perfect gift for any language lover. Make this book a permanent fixture on your eReader, and you’ll have instant access to searchable knowledge. EPub ISBN: 9781606522646. Whether you need homework help or want to win that trivia game, this series is the trusted source for fun facts.
“ If you’re a student with lots of memorization to do, or if you’ve got an ageless student on your list, this little book, good stocking stuffer size, would make a darling and useful gift . . . Whether you need a trick for everyday living, like Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey, something more complicated, like memorizing the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, or just want to have fun at your next gathering of word lovers, you’ ll find Parkinson’s book helpful. ” — About.com
Judy Parkinson is a graduate of Bristol University. She is a producer of documentaries, music videos, and commercials, and won a Clio award for a Greenpeace ad. Parkinson has published four books and has contributed to a show of life drawings at the Salon des Arts, Kensington.