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

Published by Reader's Digest

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Hundreds of Memory Tricks You Learned in the Classroom

"Thirty days hath September . . . " How many times have your relied on that old maxim to figure out a calendar?

Or how about "Every Good Boy Does Fine" to remember the notes on the treble clef?

These ingenious, practical memory techniques abound in I Before E (Except After C) with its hundreds of curious sayings. In this clever -- and often hilarious -- collection, you'll find engaging mnemonics, arranged in easy-to-find categories that include
  • Geographically Speaking
  • Time and the Calendar
  • Think of a Number
  • The Sky at Night and by Day
Guaranteed to amuse and inform, this little book is a perfect gift for students of all ages.


pub date: 2008-04-17 | hardcover | 9780762109173