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Just Fun With Language

(1) Effects of disfluency : People generally assume that the easier it is to learn something, the easier it will be to remember the information later. Not so! Education research has shown that in many cases, it’s the struggle that … Continue reading

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Have You Had Your Irritating Words Today?

Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain. – Lily Tomlin Which word(s) and phrase(s) do you find the most irritating? A top 10 of irritating expressions has been compiled by researchers at Oxford University : 1 – … Continue reading

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