[Ads-l] annals of acronymic etymythology

Dennis During dcduring at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 2 22:18:38 EDT 2018


On Thu, Aug 2, 2018, 17:32 Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Poster:       Mark Mandel <mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      Re: annals of acronymic etymythology
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> OMG. Age of ignorance, age of ignorants, age of ignorant rants. "Bless me,
> what DO they teach them in those schools?"
>
> Mark Mandel
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> On Thu, Aug 2, 2018, 3:06 PM David Wilton <dave at wilton.net> wrote:
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> > Oh, yes. That's just the first question. The rest of the class period
> > consists of using exercises in using online dictionaries for the stuff
> that
> > Google doesn't tell you.
> >
> > Also, in every class there are number who have never checked a book out
> of
> > a library and don't know how to use call numbers to find books on the
> > shelves. Some don't even know you can check books out of the library. So
> in
> > our library sessions, that's always part of the activity.
> >
> >
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