I Before E (Except After C)

I Before E (Except After C) : Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff

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A Sunday Times top-ten title in 2007 and a bestseller ever since, I Before E (Except after C) has continued to inform and entertain its many readers.

Offering reminders of mnemonics from our youth and containing countless more to help us in adult life, this handy collection contains all the memory aids you'll ever need to know: from well-known rhymes, mnemonics, and memorable sayings to a selection of more modern methods of boosting one's failing memory.

I Before E (Except after C) will ensure you'll never struggle to remember names, dates, facts, figures and events ever again!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Text only
  • 1843176580
  • 9781843176589
  • 22,923

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the little poems that make a big difference to your brain power * Sunday Express Magazine * If you struggle to recall how many days there are in November and the difference between "their" and "there", this book could be your saving grace * The Sun * Bright ideas to keep your memory sharp... definitely a book for the bedside table * The Lady * An excellent way to drum in essential facts and spellings * The Daily Express * A fun and useful mix of mnemonics, rhymes and acronyms * Choice Magazine * A treasure trove of memory-joggers... a fun mix of reference and nostalgia, where you can visit foolproof ways to remember just about anything * The Weekly News * A must for every household! * Beige Magazine * This is much more than just nostalgia. A great family gift. * Angels and Urchins Magazine *
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About Judy Parkinson

Judy Parkinson is the author of Remember, Remember the Fifth of November: The History of Britain in Bite-sized Chunks and Spilling the Beans on the Cat's Pyjamas: Popular Expressions - What They Mean and Where We Got Them. Judy has appeared on national radio and across the media talking about her books. Judy has worked as a journalist, and has interviewed many public figures about their school days for the Times Educational Supplement and the Daily Telegraph.
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540 ratings
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3 40% (215)
2 11% (59)
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