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Definition of a Ghostwriter A ghostwriter is a guide, while a writing partner holds hands with you while you follow the guide. A ghost helps a would-be author whose writing skills fail a little short of, shall we say, Norman Mailer. Authors hardly ever employ ghosts, but many act in partnership w…
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The first patent for a ballpoint pen was issued on 30 October 1888, to John J. Loud, however the idea of using a ball point within a writing instrument to applying ink to paper has existed since the late 19th century.
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Plagiarism (say: play-juh-rih-zem) is when you use someone else's words or ideas and pass them off as your own. It's not allowed in school, college, or beyond, so it's a good idea to learn the proper way to use resources, such as websites, books, and magazines.Plagiarism is a form of cheating, but i…
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American football is a sport where two opposing teams attempt to score points by moving an inflated oval ball past a goal line. The ball can be advanced by carrying the ball or throwing it from one teammate to the other. Points are scored when a member of either team carries the ball across the opp…
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Answer Check the vacuum container in the engine compartment for a teeny tiny leak (cruise control may or may-not be affected) not allowing the vacuum operated diverter to hold open. The information on this site : http://www.imcool.com/articles/aircondition/fix_vacuum_line.php helped me fix …
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George Bush created the ballpoint pen about four years ago.
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1888 by John Loud :)
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at baton rouge Louisiana
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Temporary means lasting a little bit
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How? it will be very hard because the trust between man and his wife was broken. There are some couple that end up divorce because their life isn't the same anymore. And some will take very long time because the betrayed spouse will be afraid and wonder what if? could it? husband might do it again. …
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There are approximately 250 words per double spaced typed page. More specifically there are between 2,622 and 3818 Characters on a normal 8x10 page depending on Capitalization and Font. This estimation is given for the typical Times New Roman with font size 12.
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There are many social problems, crime, corruption, debt, pollution, depression, poverty, hunger, disease, drugs, alcoholism and unemployment
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monoplanesANSWER 2any plane that is certified for aerobatics can do skywriting - a plane not certified for aerobatics cannot legally perform the maneuvers necessary to skywrite although that doesnt stop some pilots - although some experimental classification aircraft can do aerobatics they are limit…
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It depends on how you 'take' what they say and what is meant by 'make an essay of their opinions.' If you copy what they say word for word you must credit your source. Otherwise, you are plagiarizing. If you are paraphrasing them you still need to cite your source unless their opinion would be con…
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Business English is the English spoken in Business realtionships. There are frequently offered classes in "Business English" for those who are not native speakers and/or are unable to speak English at the desired level to do business.
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1. China will meet India in a competition next month. 2. The Supreme Court will ignore the case.
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The beginning of a paragraph
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Countee Cullen is a male. He was on of the most important poets of the Harlem Renaissance. Also HE did not just think that we only shared the sorrow and not the joy of life. He was implying that humans can not isolate themselves and that we are all interconnected. Answer Try looking at it as a …
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Leaks,rot and bad exhaustCheck over the bunk along the edge where it is put together If it has a window,look around it for soft spots Also around air conditioner,and roof vents Exhaust is also a problem area,check for broken studs and leaks It cost major money to fix,(been there) Check on ceiling an…
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Ball pen is one of the mediums use in writing that comes in different appearance such as colors, length and ball point. The first ballpoint of the pen invented was like a leather tanner issued on 30th of October 1888 by John J. Loud.
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the volcano is a big thing that erups molten gas and lava and all kids of other stuff that i dont even know so anyone can post something on the internet and beleve it so dont trust answers it's from wiki and they dont put anything thats on there that is true
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It was invented around the year 700 in Seville, Spain. No one knows exactly who invented it, it may have been more than one person.
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I would describe my family as a very unique, outspoken and a carefree loving,
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L.E. Waterman of New York designed the first workable fountain pen in 1884.
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To revise means to review a piece of work, correcting errors and improving the quality. The unrevised, original work is a "draft." The revised version is a "revision."
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Okay it's simple if you follow our structure ! Think of SEEC (English) or SEEL (history) The difference between the two is in English you give your personal view/ Comment whereas in History you Link the question back to the answer (no personal view) Okay, let's start with English Let say the …
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Discuss the results of your experiment.Explain about what you learned in the experiment.List any errors or problems that had occurred, and how to solve the problems.Explain what the data says about the experiment.List the ways of improving the experiment/method
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People get writer's block for different reasons, and at different levels of severity. One thing that I used to do in a workshop on overcoming writer's block is have people write about random things. Sometimes you can get over the block if you focus on something besides what you have been *trying* to…
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A memoir is literally the story of the person writing. Being that this memoir is for a geography class, it should be the story about where you have lived, or where you have been. Write about the place you have lived and visited. Describe it through stories of those places. This may seem difficult, …
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Journaling has both immediate and long-term effects.Immediate:It relieves some stress and gives you a sense of control over the situation.It helps you to understand your feelings.It can help you sort through a problem. Once you have it all down on paper, it doesn't seem as big as a problem. You can …
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Answers If the poem is difficult to understand it may mean that your teacher wants to find out if you've understood the poem from a linguistic point of view. Oops. You don't say whether you were asked to turn an existing poem into prose - in which case the above would make sense …
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Answer i cannot show u how i write with my left hand but see i am typing with my left hand!! Answer When you learned to print, the result was shaky at best. You had to practice and practice to get the words to look right. The left hander had the same problem, but he learned to do it with his …
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The term "essay" is used in somewhat different ways in different contexts. The clearest definition I have encountered is by Frederick Crews, professor of English at the University of California at Berkeley. Crews defines an essay as "a fairly brief piece of nonfiction that tries to make a point in a…
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First you need to take other songs and their beats . Then you try to get a picture of what kind of beat you want. After that try to ask a couple friends to help play it for you and say what they think you need to improve or any other adjustments.
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A very good book about speaking skills is: Hamlin, Sonya, How to talk so people listen : what works, what doesn't and why, Publisher London : Thorsons, 1993, c1988 It is just great that you considered improving your language skills. Be constant in your efforts and patient too. It may take a while, …
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Answer Show samples of plagiarism. A few weeks ago I assigned a simple research paper to my high school science class. They were to write a single page, double spaced about one aspect of the coconut. For example they might choose to write about growing coconuts. An assignment such is this should…
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Thoughts and ideas are best structured on the platform of writing. While writing, almost all the senses are involved. The eyes often will see it, the hand (touch) puts it down, it is being read from the heart and thus the inner ears "perceives" it. ___ Writing is by far the more effective and rel…
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Analyze your audience, rewrite your correspondence, organize the content for the most effective arrangements of ideas, rewrite by adding and deleting information, and then edit by reading the document a number of times to look for errors. Use rhetorical devices appropriate to the topic and target au…
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Biographical Sketch (Biosketch) Defined A biosketch is a brief summary of you or someone else's professional /educational accomplishments, publications, and affiliations--an abbreviated curriculum vitae--meant to highlight important aspects of your training, experience, and areas of interest. In pl…
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Take this example, the importance of research in education. Research, with the general aim of systematically, improving an academic body of knowledge may: a) the Deficits in systems may be highlighted by well designed research. The results of research can lead (ideally) to changes in methods or prac…
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they are difficulties, obstacles or impediments, something that prevents progress and causes some deviation from the expected conclusion. In the long run however, difficulties are not insurmountable
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For starters- Spell check it Make sure that, it makes sense to yourself in the least Use correct grammar.
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It's possible, but not common. Usually writer's block is temporary, and dealing with some of the stress in your life, or just doing some simple exercises can get you out of it. Some of the things that can help are to write anyway, about *anything* ... something unrelated to whatever your main proj…
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The description of a process is usually done in steps, and can be more or less specific, depending on the audience. For instance, if you were going to write the process of ironing a silk shirt, you would probably include different steps and warnings for a kindergartner than you would for an adult wh…
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You need to express your remorse for what you did. You also need to explain the lesson that you have learned, and the reasons why you will never break the law again.
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i need a essay on Diverging
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Two ways, and neither is quick nor easy. First, read. Read. Read. Read. Then, read. Reading often will give you a terrific feel for the way language is used and how ideas coalesce into sentences, paragraphs, chapters, etc. Second, write. Write and then read what you have written aloud to yourself. M…
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Swedish: so good to hear from you
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yes but not all the time
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That depends on whether you are talking about the band, the movie, or the book, or maybe even something else. I will address what I can, which is the book. Perfect Circle by Sean Stewart is in the Fantasy Genre, specifically Urban Fantasy, and the writing is narrative.
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In an abstract judgment the grantor is the judgment creditor. The grantee of the abstract judgment is the judgment debtor.
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An acknowledgment is just a fancy term for thanking the people who helped you out. If you are writing a report or formal essay or any other type of scholastic paper, you would want to include teachers who helped, any person who did anything for you or gave you information, and any organization or co…
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You could jump on the Chinese bandwagon like I have (very useful of course), but it depends on your situation. If you got a work placement in Japan then you'd be more sensible to learn Japanese first.Statistically, the most widely spoken language is Chinese, followed by English and Spanish, then Ara…
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Answer Try heating the ball point end of the pen with a cigarette lighter. Be careful to only heat the ball, it is easy to melt the end of the pen. Then give it a good scribble.
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An anecdote is a short account of an interesting or humorous incident. An anecdote is generally based on real life, an occurrence involving real people, whether famous or not, in actual places.1.An anecdote is a short, free-standing tale narrating a curious and biographical incident, often related t…
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This is also known as contract rummy or progressive rummy. The exact rules and number cards to deal and melds to make can be found it any Hoyle rule book. It depends how many players you have as to whether you use 2 or 3 decks and how may cards are dealt.
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The Qualities of a well written paragraph are: 1. Unity - is when a paragraph contains one single main idea. 2. Coherence - is when a sentence follow one another in such a way that the writer`s ideas are expressed in a clear logical manner without sudden shifts or gaps of thought. a. be arr…
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To write an acknowledgement for a book or paper, you simply make a list of the people you think helped you to write that. Then say something like "I'd like to thank _____ for all their hard work and help."
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their really is no telling who invented the Quill pen due to the fact that it was invented so long ago but evidence proves that in was first invented in Seville Spain
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I am looking for a sample essay on writng about a person that inspires me.
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From the Greek word metónymia - "substitution of a name for another name", metonymy denotes a person or an object by using the name of another object which stands to the former in a close, typical or representative relationship. The relation between the two has to be generally know, e.g. saying, I …
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Depending on the child's age, I would think that anything younger then 5 they really can't grasp the concept. Under five to 3, tell them that there is a place that people and animals go to when they close their eyes and stay asleep. After five and up to 7 just use the analogy of a plant that the…
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non financial loss, e.g. loss in the form of pain and suffering or mental duress
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This is copied from a teaching syllabus -- I can't remember the author because I copied it down quite awhile ago! Characters and how we get to know them:1. Through the author's physical description of them2. Their actions3. Their words4. Their inner thoughts5. Through what other characters say and t…
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Benjamin Franklin is the only Founding Father who is confirmed to have been left-handed. Several American presidents have been left-handed, such as Bill Clinton, Gerald Ford, and Henry Truman.
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A Topic sentence is normally the first or second sentence, though it can be located anywhere in the paragraph. It regularly introduces the topic or gives the most useful information in the paragraph. It makes a statement (or asks a question) that the rest of the paragraph explains or supports with e…
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A semicolon is used when both clauses on either side of the punctuation mark are independent. A period could suffice in its place but if the two clauses are directly related to one another, a semicolon is acceptable. Example: The store was closed; I went to the one next door. The semicolon indicat…
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To write a proposal, begin by making a list of the deliverables or results your client wants. Then write out the resources you will need to accomplish each item and how you will accomplish each of them.Now work all that information into a logical statement of your understanding of what is wanted and…
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Why is writing important? OR 'Why do you have writing assignments?' Writing doesn't just teach you the facts that you are looking up and writing down! Here are some other things you learn by writing: how to express your ideas and feelings to communicate betterhow to follow directions; this is used i…
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WikiAnswers will not choose your topic for you, but we WILL help you learn how to do it yourself! Click on the related link to learn more about choosing and refining topics. You need to decide what is the most interesting point of this assignment for you, because writing is easiest if you write ab…
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Plagiarism is an academic offence which means the copying of the material of another person and passing off the same as of own.There are different types of Plagiarism but mainly they are divided into following category Minimal Plagiarism Substantial Plagiarism Complete plagiarismFor more information…
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Clarification.
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A memorandum is a brief outline of a legal transaction created for the purpose of having a record to aid the parties in remembering the essential points. It can also be a brief outline sent to or prepared for another party by one who has examined a document or issue and summarized it in briefer form…
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a wrong decision is either incorrect, immoral or illegal ,a bad decision, is more foolish or inappropriate for the situation
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If this is your first job, one page only. If you have 30 years experience in a certain field, make it as long as necessary. If you hand in a two page or longer resume on your first job, it is not going to get read. Trash time, see you later, not going to read the bull. The shortest resumes are the m…
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what are the characteristics of the memorandum of association
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The only other way to make use of the wealth of Web-based information and guard against plagiarism, to my knowledge, is to read and understand the ideas of other people's work and apply everything you've read on the subject to do your own work. I believe everything else was covered "in all the diffe…
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Answer Teenagers generally enjoy hanging out, playing video games, eating, playing sports, going to sport events and movies, shopping, and watching TV. (etc) Each teenager is a unique individual with different interests, just like any adult.
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Historian need to watch out for personal biases in order to maximize accuracy. If they allow personal biases they would be reporting based on their own thoughts instead of on the evidence.
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Answer Literal: You feel pride before you jump off a cliff Answer Proverbs 16:18 "Pride goes before destruction, and a haughty spirit before a fall" is the source for the popular saying. Those who are haughty and prideful are puffed up over something about themselves or their accomplishments.…
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Cite the sources of information you use in your papersyou can ask permission by sending an email to the author of the website or idea. you can tell the readers that the words in between the quotation marks came from somebody else you can just get the idea but say it in your own words NOT EXACTLY WHA…
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A descriptive report aims to give information on how things are around the object of study. It provides facts and gives detailed description.
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Propaganda, also known as propaganda effect, is the phenomenon according to which when we have heard or read certain statements repeatedly we more likely consider them as true, simply because we have been exposed to them before. This happens even if we have been told that the statement was false. It…
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Long ago, a man courted a woman, there were matchmakers, and there were arranged marriages. In the recent past, people often met through friends or at places for socializing, such as bars. Lately, many people meet through the internet and dating services.
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The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln Bliss Copy Ever since Lincoln wrote it in 1864, this version has been the most often reproduced, notably on the walls of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. It is named after Colonel Alexander Bliss, stepson of historian George Bancroft. Bancroft asked Pre…
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Answer Writing is a very useful skill because it is another way of commcation or to talk to people Was it useful to you to write this question?, Was it useful that you got a wrtten answer? There you go!
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Of coarse that's why the bad people don't go to jail every time!
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Unity, Coherence, A Topic Sentence,Adequate Development.
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Music, Hate School, Sleeping, A Messy Room, Hangin' Wit Their Mates, Ditchin their parents, We Hate EMBARASSING PARENTS ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY THINK THEY ARE RAD AND COOL!! -Eliah-JonasBrothersTo all parents out there ont act like you understand what your kids going through my mom does and i hate it..…
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If you put hours of hard work into creating unique written material, and then someone comes along and steals that work, claiming that they wrote it, then you have a good right to consider that an offense. Thieves are offensive, even to other thieves. The flipside to this is: if you copy something th…
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Answer Obtaining a judgment means receiving a decision of a trial court in your favor.
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Laszlo Biro 1938 Answer 1938
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Answer I remember ethos, pathos, logos, and civil. THE FIVE CANONS (Also added to the above) inventio- finding or researching one's subject matter dispositio- the arrangement of one's subject matter elocutio- filtering of language to target audience actio-performance memoria-training of th…
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