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How complex are Aussie song lyrics? Analysis shows our wordiest songwriters - Science News - ABC News Pop songs are dumb and getting dumber, and hip-hop is the dumbest genre of them all. Or so screamed headlines reporting a 2015 analysis which calculated "readability" scores for lyrics from US chart-topping hits of the previous decade. Turns out the songs were mostly pitched at the reading level of US grade 2 or 3 — that's kids aged seven and eight — and had dropped half a grade from 2005. So we thought we'd have a bit of fun and use the same technique to work out how Aussie songwriters shape up. Thomasville, NC Free Public Records Search the City of Thomasville, public records using best found research sources online. This City zip code is 27360 with a total population of 26,757. Look up recorded information of Thomasville, including demographics and local economy. Link to all levels of Thomasville, government and their sites with services which provide public information. Current economy, business and housing data. Read about up to date current events and what is occurring in the City of Thomasville.
Guide for Writers: Latin Phrases It’s a matter of taste and style, but not long ago American writers attempted to demonstrate their credentials to the world by including Latin and French phrases within works. A dash of Latin was expected of the moderately educated throughout the Western world. annus mirabilis - wonderful year arbiter elegantiae - judge of the elegant; one who knows the good things in life bona fides - good faith; credentials carpe diem - sieze the day; enjoy the present Editable PowerPoint Newspapers PowerPoint Template Views 925,852 Filed under Educational , Editor's pick, english, newspaper, resource, school We have just updated our popular editable PowerPoint newspapers. With these you can create your own news headlines, articles and insert your own pictures. Following a couple of requests, we have updated these so that you can now add in your own newspaper name. A few different types of newspapers are included in the template.
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