My Very Educated Mother Just Served Us Nachos (planet mnemonic)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Tue Sep 5 21:22:29 UTC 2006

More years than I care to admit I still remember the nine German
prepositions that take either the dative or the accusative, in
alphabetic order--a kind of mnemonic.


At 9/5/2006 03:36 PM, you wrote:
>Twenty years after high school biology class, I still remember this
>handy mnemonic I came up with for embryonic development:
>Zbigniew Brzezinski Goosed Ella Fitzgerald
>(Zygote, Blastula, Gastrula, Embryo, Fetus)
>--Ben Zimmer

The American Dialect Society -

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