What is the Correct Pronunciation of February? Feb-RU-ary or Feb-U-ary?

While Feb-RU-ary is still considered the standard pronunciation, most dictionaries recognise the pronunciation of February without the first “r” (“Feb-U-ary”) as an acceptable variant.

In his Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations (2005), Charles Harrington Elster defends the traditional pronunciation. Yet, in common speech, the shortest month has long been abused.

By |February 10th, 2016|Grammar Clinic|0 Comments

Did You Know that Chewing on Apple Seeds Can Be Poisonous?

Apples, along with cherries, peaches and almonds, are members of the rose family. The seeds of apples and these other fruits contain natural chemicals that are toxic to some animals. But are they poisonous to humans? Here’s a look at the toxicity of apple seeds.

Apple seeds contain small amount of […]

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The Complete Fact Profile of YCee – Jagaban, Omo Alhaji

1. He was born Oludemilade Martin Alejo on January 29, 1993 at Festac Town, Lagos to an Ibo mother and Yoruba father.

2. He had his basic school education at Dr. Soyemi Memorial Nursery and Primary School, Festac Town, before he proceeded to the Nigerian Navy Secondary School in Ojo. He is currently […]

By |February 10th, 2016|entertainment|0 Comments

Register Your School For The 2016 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show

For those of you who have been waiting for the next competition, here it is. The Cowbell yearly quiz competition is here again. Read the details below to get information on how to register your school for the competition.

The 2016 ‪#‎Cowbellpedia‬ Secondary Schools Mathematics TV Quiz Show will be in two stages:

By |February 10th, 2016|Scholarship & Competition|1 Comment

Brain Teaser: What is A ÷ B?

By |February 10th, 2016|Quizzes & Fun|0 Comments

7 Things You Do Not Pay Attention To, But Which Are Wrong and Gross

Some of the smallest things that we all do everyday; like walking around the house in our shoes, which may not appear to be much of anything can actually lead to the spread of germs or even get you sick.

So if you want to curb the nasty spread, you need to […]

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The Story of How the HEART SHAPE Came to Represent LOVE

The heart shape is recognized the world over as a symbol of romantic love and affection, but its historical origins are difficult to pin down.

Some believe it was derived from the shape of ivy leaves, which are associated with fidelity; while others believe it was modelled after breasts, buttocks or […]

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Skill Focus: How To be Polite {English Grammar}

Skill Focus: How to be Polite

Politeness is having or showing behaviour that is respectful and considerate of other people. So, basically it’s treating people with respect. In English, as in any language, It’s not just what you want to say that matters: It’s also how you say it.
So how can we say what […]

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Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science – JSS2}; Digestive System

Week 4

Topic: Digestive System

Introduction

Digestion is the process by which food materials are broken down into smaller pieces which can be absorbed into the body cells. Digestion of food starts from the mouth and ends in the large intestine. The unwanted food materials, however, go out of the […]

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Classwork Series and Exercises {Commerce – SS3}: Credit

SS 3 Commerce

Topic: Credit

Contents : Meaning of Credit, Basis for Credit sales, Advantages and Disadvantages of Credit sales.

Credit

Credit can simply be defined as the process by which goods and services are transferred to a buyer from the seller with the aim that the buyer will pay later […]

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