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Rhondda Powling

Six Word Memoirs Can Say a Lot | MiddleWeb - 0 views

    Post discusses an extension writing activity using a comic site. The Six Word Memoir activity allows your to discuss the virtues of editing and concise writing. Using six words narrows your frame of vision as you have to make every word count.
Roland Gesthuizen

When is Sarcasm Not Funny? | This Should Help - 0 views

  • Sarcasm is a form of manipulation that is cutting and hurtful, so the person using it is always prepared
  • There is very little satisfaction in having what we want if we have used sarcasm to achieve.
  • We all use sarcasm on occasion, in an attempt to be witty perhaps. Mainly, it is to cover vulnerabilities and anger or to reveal irritations.
    "Do you know many people who make use of sarcasm routinely? Sarcasm is quick to offend. We can try ignoring it, but this is ultimately not an answer."
Roland Gesthuizen


    "The death of a nurse in the 2DayFM prank call to Kate Middleton's hospital is a tragic outcome for what should have been harmless fun…if the rules had been followed."
John Pearce

Historical Tweets - 0 views

    A quirky fun site that could just as easily be used by history teachers everywhere. Most people think Twitter was "created" in 2006. These are same people who think Richard Gere created Buddhism in the 1990's. Just before Madonna created yoga. Folks, like the sun, moon, and stars, Twitter has always been. This site proves it beyond a shadow of a doubt. Books have been ruining history. So many unnecessary words. Now, with Historical Tweets, history's most amazing men and women can be fully understood, a mere 140 characters at a time.
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