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Untitled. Pizza slices of my life – mikeharrison. This post was prompted by an exchange with Aleksandra Grabowska on Facebook and is an extension of what I wrote following an English For Action workshop at the Rewrite Creative ESOL day conference last year.

Pizza slices of my life – mikeharrison

Disclaimer: This was an activity presented by EFA’s Dermot Bryers and Cait Crosse. This half-remembered description may not match entirely their version of the activity. Identity pizza.

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Know your shirt fabric patterns. Shirt Pattern List Many variations of the major patterns exist as designers are constantly trying to come up with new and different styles.

Know your shirt fabric patterns

Shirt patterns are often enhanced or can be a combination of different patterns. These are the classic pattern choices. Gingham- Gingham usually comes in a checkered pattern and is distinguished by white and colored, even-sized checks. This pattern is formed by horizontal and vertical stripes (usually of the same color) that cross each other on a white background to form even checks. Madras- Madras is a pattern that originated in a city in East India, formerly named Madras. Tartan Plaid- Tartan plaid is the pattern that is most often found on Scottish kilts.

US State Department Creates Illustrations Depicting Differences Between Briti... People in America and the UK both speak English, and while most words remain the same there are a few differences that could potentially create a misunderstanding.

US State Department Creates Illustrations Depicting Differences Between Briti...

To help English speakers from all over the world better communicate, the US State Department created these useful illustrations that highlight key differences between British and American English. English originated as early as the mid-5th century, and has since been brought to a number of countries. Over the years many changes and adaptations have taken place, creating unique discrepancies in the English language all around the world. Here are some of the main differences between British and American English, we bet you find at least a few that truly surprise you!

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Etusivu. Common English Idioms to Describe People - learn English,vocabulary,communica... 24 Spelling Fails That Will Make You Lose Faith In Society. Finnish expressions translated into English. Then and now snapshots show how much time can really change things. Aziz Ansari Reads Texts From People Who May Be Single Forever. This Font Simulates What It's Like To Have Dyslexia.

In the world of advertising, most campaign posters are designed to be read easily by anyone from a distance and at close range.

This Font Simulates What It's Like To Have Dyslexia

What marks graphic designer Daniel Britton’s font as distinct is that, when formed into complete sentences, the words are a challenge to read in order to emulate exactly how frustrating dyslexia can be. Believing dyslexia to be misunderstood and under-researched, Britton designed the font and these images in his final year at university to raise awareness of the condition. Britton broke down each letter into its component parts and removed sections to make the letter harder to recognize immediately. Daniel Britton. “The rhetoric about people with dyslexia is that they’re stupid, they’re lazy, they’re not trying,” Britton told MailOnline. As someone with dyslexia, Britton felt that campaigns that used such techniques didn't do the condition justice. “People’s brains can overcome that and decode it. The alphabet as visualized by Britton. Examples of a Healthy Child's Diet.

Getting the most out of their meals ...

Examples of a Healthy Child's Diet

Photo: Getty What do you think of the following sample day’s intake for a six-year-old boy? Breakfast: Slice of white toast with butter & VegemiteMorning tea: An apple and packet of rice based snacksLunch: Ham sandwich (2 slices white bread, butter & slice of ham) and a carton of fruit yoghurtAfternoon tea: Slice of banana breadDinner: Cup of pasta in tomato-based sauce with a tbs grated parmesan cheese. Dessert: 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream I’ve purposely selected foods that are typical for this age group. Yet a nutritional analysis of this day tells a different story. The good news is that this child met his protein requirements, had plenty of B group vitamins including folate, had adequate zinc, magnesium and phosphorus.

Only girls of the 80's would understand. Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee by Jerry Seinfeld. The World's 10 Most Unusual McDonald's - part 1 of 5! Late 1960s McDonalds Commercials Part 1. Rebel Without a Cause - (Movie Clip) I Go With The Kids. A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence. Adorable Little Boy Comforts Girl on the First Day of School. We've found our knight in tiny armor.

Adorable Little Boy Comforts Girl on the First Day of School

A little girl in Taiwan was homesick on her first day of preschool, but her friend was the perfect gentleman, promising to comfort her, protect her and even nap next to her. This is what wedding vows should look like, people. According to Drama Fever, the footage was taken three years ago but recently released online after the kids graduated from school. While we salute your chivalry, bud, we also appreciate how smooth you are — getting her (mom's) number right off the bat. BONUS: 15 Kids Who Clearly Dressed Themselves Have something to add to this story?