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Joanne, I took Greek for 2 years in college and my prof showed us a shirt you could buy online that said in greek: "lego mai ego" (spell it in greek). Something that is only funny to people who study Greek ;)


My six yr old learned Dover, Delaware by "What did Della Wear? her Doveralls!!"

I love mnemonic devices too...such fun!!!

sounds like you all are having lots of fun~



We love them...kings play chess on fine glass sets is one of my favorites. Just used it to teach my girls animal classification.

RBL - States and Capitals Flashcards

For a fun way to use mnemonics to memorize the 50 States and Capitals, check out:

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