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This page has several vocabulary links that include the story about the Achilles’ heel myth, an historical story about alcohol, a poem about blind men and their interpretations of what an elephant is like, another poem about the cremation of Sam McGee, a story about anaesthesia (anesthesia), a Latin-Greek story for your translation and learning (with quizzes), an alphabetical listing of oxymora, and another list of pleonasms (redundancies), and information about the special book titled, Words for a Modern Age, A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Combining Elements (arranged alphabetically in thematic units from English to Latin-Greek elements or Latin-Greek elements to English lists. All of these links provide access to advanced-English vocabulary sources for long-distance learning.

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Achilles Heel, the Myth

Alcohol, the Story

The Blind Men and the Elephant, a sensory poem

Cremation of Sam McGee, another sensory poem

Facts about Anaesthesia

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A fishy taleIktho Story, a “Latin-Greek” story to challenge your English vocabulary knowledge

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Oxymora Introduction and Alphabetical Listing

Pleonasms or Redundancies

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