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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.