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An 1,800-Year-Old Letter From Egyptian Soldier Deciphered
2014-03-19 12:32:14

An 1,800-year-old letter from an Egyptian soldier serving in a Roman legion has been deciphered. The letter was originally discovered in 1898, but this is the first time it has been translated.

2014-02-24 23:24:10

The use of the eye dialect as a strategy to decode a word’s spelling is a technique people learn in childhood.

2014-02-17 23:01:36

Using root words is a foolproof strategy in improving spelling skills, as eReflect reveals in the latest Ultimate Spelling™ blog post.

2014-02-14 23:25:53

"Children Learning Reading" gives people step-by-step instructions on how to teach their children to read effectively.

2014-02-12 23:03:19

Ultimate Spelling™ developer eReflect explains in a recently-published blog post that kids with regular sleep routines are able to do better at reading and math, something that was revealed

2014-01-29 23:20:26

A handpicked collection of picture books is now available on the official Ultimate Spelling™ website.

2014-01-27 23:02:36

Ultimate Spelling™ is considered an essential learning tool by homeschooling mum and blogger at the website A Moment In Our World.

2014-01-26 23:01:08

A blog dedicated to homeschooling features the latest review of Ultimate Spelling™ software, revealing it’s a student-friendly program for improving spelling skills quickly. New

2014-01-23 23:01:55

eReflect’s spelling improvement software recently added another positive review in its collection.

2014-01-20 23:01:30

Learning English ought to be fun and interesting, especially with young ESL students.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.