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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
Focusing on Words Feedback, for your comments
Iktho Story, a Latin-Greek story to challenge your English vocabulary knowledge
Cross Reference Searches
Oxymora Introduction and Alphabetical Listing
Pleonasms or Redundancies
Scribe Hieroglyph, Explained
Words for a Modern Age, A Cross Reference of Latin and Greek Combining Elements (English to Latin-Greek elements or Latin-Greek elements to English)
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