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

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

Ever find yourself struggling to remember simple facts and rules? Is the ever increasing pace of life and glut of information challenging your memory? I Before E (Except After C) is full of memory aids to help you out. From well-known rhymes such as the popular 'Thirty days hath September, April, June and November', memorable sayings including 'Spring forward, fall back', and mnemonics such as 'Richard of York Gave Battle in Vain', to a selection of more modern methods of boosting one's failing memory. I Before E is the definitive guide to help you to unjumble your mind and improve your ability to recall names, dates, facts, figures and events, and contains all the mnemonics you'll ever need to know.

Title:I Before E (Except After C): Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
ISBN:9781843172499
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  • Raj

    Subtitled "Old-school ways to remember stuff", this was a very mixed bag. Some old favourites are there but there's a lot of random things as well, and I often thought that the mnemonic is sometimes m...

  • Richard

    Remember the days before we all sat in front of computers with nice fast internet connections and a short cut to Google?In those days you had to remember stuff. You had to be able to recite it, and us...

  • Maud

    3.5 stars.I really liked the first chapter of this book, I found plenty of stuff that I could use as a teacher. However, the rest of the book isn't as useful to me (though some parts, especially the l...

  • Kathrynn

    Neat little book that can be read in one sitting. It is divided up into the following categories: 1. The English Language 2. To Spell or Not to Spell 3. Think of a Number 4. Geographically Speaking 5....

  • Deb

    I often wonder, What did we do before: typewriters, computers, internet, google, etc. This little book reminds me--one who graduated from high school with none of the listed technology except access t...

  • Adam

    Really good reference book to own, great for students and infojunkies alike. If the TAFE Library ever CANCELs this book, I want to grab it! Had so many Mnemonics, I wish there was an audio version whe...

  • John Naylor

    A book of mostly mnemonics.The problem I have always had with mnemonics is not remembering the mnemonic but failing to remember what each letter stands for. If I had been taught this way then I would ...

  • M

    Cute and fun, but generally rather useless. Mnemonics were at times a bit convoluted and difficult, and topics ranged between the alphabet, numbers, the Seven Hills of Rome, digits of pi, and many oth...

  • HANNAH

    There's a lot of good info on here on, as the title suggests, old school ways to remember stuff. Some of the stuff I found interesting (ex elephants, great lakes, and french verbs), but I skimmed thro...

  • Nickoli

    This is almost entirely a list of mnemonics along the lines of "Can Queen Victoria Eat Cold Apple Pie?" - this is supposed to help me remember the names of the hills of Rome, but in reality it is just...