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Speeches for Parents’ Golden Jubilee Wedding Anniversary

Are you scared of public speaking and your parents 50th anniversary is approaching? Surely the occasion will be memorable for you however the task of giving an anniversary speech can be quite daunting. Planning in advance can make you less nervous and will prompt you to recall some fond memories related to your parents beautiful marriage. It is a very ...

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Do You Know How To Deal With People Who Mock And Ridicule You?

FACT: The Entrepreneur Is Without “Honour” Among Those Who “Know” Him One of the greatest realities you may have to face(there are exceptions, as is the case with everything in life), when you formally announce to the world that you have become an entrepreneur, is that you do NOT know many people you think you know, as well as you ...

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8 Traits Of The Ladies’ Man

The phrase, women are shrouded in mystery, is a generally held viewpoint. This mindset has led men to imagine without hope of an accurate answer to what it is that women look out for in men before considering the man for a relationship. Studies have shown that the popularly held opinion of men on this issue, especially as regards what ...

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Dogs Playing Poker – Beyond Art, Behind Coolidge

C. M. Coolidge, known for his “poker playing dogs”, was a brilliant man with innovative ideas and an entrepreneurial instinct about art. Born in a small town in upstate New York to Quaker parents, he didn’t receive a formal college education, but did take some college business classes later in his life. By the time he was 18 or 19, ...

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10 Natural Ways to Keep Your Parrot Talons and Beaks Trimmed

Keeping your parrots nails and beak worn down naturally is a constant battle. Nobody wants to take their parrot to the vet to have their beaks or nails trimmed and I’m sure your parrot doesn’t want to make that trip. This is uncomfortable for you, uncomfortable for your parrot and very costly! This isn’t a problem in the wild because ...

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How to Deal With the Silent Treatment

The Silent Treatment. It is natural for a person existing in the world to relate to their fellow colleagues, their family, their friends. There is no time in life when communication is totally cut off except for death. Only in death is there total silence. We wish that we could communicate with our family or friends that have passed. It ...

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Are Instant Soups the Healthy Choice?

Most people have their schedules so full to the brim that they have to plan every last aspect of their day at least several weeks in advance. The busy lives which many of us live make it very difficult to plan for nutritional meals. Some people’s idea of a healthy meal is a fruit rollup. As funny as this may ...

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Wasp Stings; There May Be An Upside

Can we use WASP venom to spur on and activate certain proteins, which are found in the human brain to increase cell growth, brain capacity and neuron transmissions? The reason I ask is that every poison to man seems to stimulate a reaction to fight it. And the old adage “That which does not kill us makes us stronger”. Here ...

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Writing a Child Story: 8 Elements to Consider

While writing an entertaining child story is obviously more art than science, most successful child stories pay attention to the following 8 elements. #1: Theme A good child story has an underlying theme. The underlying theme of “Peter and the Wolf,” for example, is “don’t tell lies” or “be honest.” The underlying theme of “The Sneetches” by Dr. Seuss is ...

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The One and Only Way to Successful Net Marketing

Just the other day I was very pleasantly surprised when an old friend of mine from whom I haven’t heard since over a year called me. After the usual “how’s the weather over there?” talking I quickly found myself engaged in an excited discussion about web design. After half an hour of conversation where we were talking about a lot ...

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Passing the Baton – The Speech Which Every Leader Has to Give But May Not Know How to Give It

As sure as night follows day there comes a time in every leader’s life when he or she is at the receiving end, or at the passing-on end, of the ‘leadership baton’. That’s a time when many incoming chairpersons achieve their long-cherished ambition to be appointed chairperson of a club, a society, an institution or an association. It’s a time ...

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How to Study Characters in Literature

As you study literature, one aspect you’ll want to learn is how to analyze the characters in that story or novel. This article will help you learn about the different types of characters in literature. First, let’s review a few definitions. Character: a person presented in a dramatic or narrative work Characterization: the process by which a writer makes that ...

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Humorous Portrayal of Bad Values – A Review of the Adventures of Captain Underpants, by Dav Pilkey

George Beard and Harold Hutchins, the main characters of The Adventures of Captain Underpants, are pranksters of the first order. In this installment of Dav Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series, George and Harold pull an outrageous set of pranks at their elementary school football game. However, unbeknown to them their mean principal Mr. Krupp has caught all of their antics on ...

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Why Do Cats Knead? An Evolutionary Behavior Explanation

Have you ever observed your cat “walking” in one place, using alternate paws to press down while in a deep trance like state? This is called “kneading” and there are several reasons why cats engage in this seemingly weird behavior. Some cats like to knead on couches, blankets or beds while others like to knead on top of their owners. ...

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Columbus Day Holiday Fun Party Ideas For Celebrating the New World

Nostalgia in America is increasing, meaning that holidays like Columbus Day are as relevant as ever to Americans. The discovery of our great nation by Christopher Columbus along with the rest of the Americas is an occasion worth celebrating. Interestingly, we are not alone in our celebration of this day – several Latin American nations celebrate the 12th of October ...

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Condolence Messages – How to Write Condolence Messages

Condolence messages are a meaningful way to express your sympathy to a friend or loved one who has lost someone close. The best condolence messages are handwritten on nice stationary and convey heartfelt sympathy. But how to you write such a letter? Here are some practical tips for writing a sympathetic condolence letter. A friend or relative has recently passed ...

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Portraits of the Whiteman

In his work, “Portraits of the Whiteman”, Keith H. Basso described and analyzed the attempts of Western Apaches to understand Anglo-Americans by determining how they view themselves and the world around them, and making profound observations about their peculiar ways through the technique of verbal humor. Appropriated this way as a dominant topic of jokes and other humorous oral narratives, ...

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Reinventing Yourself After Sixty

Sixty years of age is a key milestone for the baby boomer generation. Some say sixty is the new forty with all the advancements in medicine and health consciousness. The fact is, people today are living longer and enjoying a higher standard of living and better health than did their parents and grandparents. According to the 2010 statistics published in ...

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