Merriam-Webster’s free online dictionary notes, under ‘respect’, that there is a distinction between ‘respectively’ and ‘respectfully’, but fails to note the distinction between ‘respected’ and ‘respectively’, the former being used, illiterately – even in documents in academia – where the latter is called for.
keywords: errors and omissions, usage
having seniority: being the AARPist tool in the shed
keywords: age, aging
1. relevant, high-volume, content
2 little content, with lots of window-dressing
1. generous financing is done
2. no financing is done
Sit-and-get can be hard to take.
keywords: professional development, education
1. It may happen that the pre-test is knowledge-based, but the post-test is application-based, which is a more challenging test. Therefore, those being exempted from portions of the curriculum might find themselves in a bind when they attempt the post-test.
2. Since the pre-test enables a student to be exempted from portions of the curriculum, special care (against, for example, cheating via text-messaging) needs to be taken to insure its integrity.
keywords: education, training, instruction
If we take a one-dimensional pyramid to be a line segment, with the line segment being the base and the height always being unity, then we have the following pattern:
the volume of an n-dimensional pyramid is (1/n)(base)(height), for n = 1, 2, 3 (a 2-dimensional pyramid being a triangle).
keywords: Mathematics, Geometry
‘out of practice’
1. off your game (“I’m out of practice.”)
2. on top of your game (“I just got out of practice.”)
This is the rule of life
That explains much of strife:
If you don’t do,
Then you have to live-through.
(cf: “The only way out is through.”)
keywords: poem, poetry, advice, General System Theory, process, live through, lived through
Productivity gives you focus, and focus gives you balance.
keywords: life, General Systems Theory, Whitney English