Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 29 August, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

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Fun Facts Friday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As a young man Mr. Goethe was tutored at home in the usual sub­jects learned at the time, but specif­i­cally in lan­guages. He learned Latin, Greek, French, Ital­ian, Eng­lish and Hebrew among others.

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Infographic: 25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

I speak sev­eral lan­guages, but can­not even imag­ine how dif­fi­cult it must be for lin­guists to cre­ate a fic­tional lan­guage, alas, they have, do and will.

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Book Review: The Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

I am happy that the author brought the atten­tion to the women jour­nal­ists of World War II, an impor­tant sub­ject indeed. I'm going to pick up a few biogra­phies to learn more about them.

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Book Review: The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal

I enjoyed read­ing about each of the well-developed char­ac­ters and their back-story. Along with the cre­ative story, the reader gets a sense of 17th Cen­tury Hol­land and what it was like to live dur­ing that time.

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Fun Facts Friday: Lucius Shepard

Shep­ard claimed he has seen a wild black pan­ther in the for­est, which might have been, accord­ing to him, the last one in the US.

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New Kiva Loan — Inbal from Israel

We gave a new loan to Inbal from Israel, a farmer. Click here to donate your­self Click here to donate your­self Inbal is a 39-year-old mother of three. She opened her children's edu­ca­tional ‎store online in 2008 and estab­lished a phys­i­cal store in 2014. Inbal has a Master’s ‎degree in child psy­chol­ogy and has applied […]

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Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Mr. Fleming’s descrip­tions of Harlem, voodoo and thrilling adven­tures are as excit­ing as ever. The tone in this novel is grit­tier than its pre­de­ces­sor, with more action mov­ing the story for­ward.
And a fight with a giant octopus.

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Book Review: Moonraker by Ian Fleming

Book Review: Moonraker by Ian Fleming

This is a well writ­ten, post World War II spy drama which moves for­ward the char­ac­ter of Bond and enhances the notion of the gritty world he lives in.

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 29 August, 2015

Twitter Roundup for Week Ending 29 August, 2015

Some of my favorite tweets from the past week

Fun Facts Friday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Fun Facts Friday: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As a young man Mr. Goethe was tutored at home in the usual sub­jects learned at the time, but specif­i­cally in lan­guages. He learned Latin, Greek, French, Ital­ian, Eng­lish and Hebrew among others.

Infographic: 25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

Infographic: 25 fictional languages you can learn to speak

I speak sev­eral lan­guages, but can­not even imag­ine how dif­fi­cult it must be for lin­guists to cre­ate a fic­tional lan­guage, alas, they have, do and will.

Book Review: The Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

Book Review: The Race for Paris by Meg Waite Clayton

I am happy that the author brought the atten­tion to the women jour­nal­ists of World War II, an impor­tant sub­ject indeed. I'm going to pick up a few biogra­phies to learn more about them.

Book Review: The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal

Book Review: The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal

I enjoyed read­ing about each of the well-developed char­ac­ters and their back-story. Along with the cre­ative story, the reader gets a sense of 17th Cen­tury Hol­land and what it was like to live dur­ing that time.

Fun Facts Friday: Lucius Shepard

Fun Facts Friday: Lucius Shepard

Shep­ard claimed he has seen a wild black pan­ther in the for­est, which might have been, accord­ing to him, the last one in the US.

New Kiva Loan — Inbal from Israel

New Kiva Loan — Inbal from Israel

We gave a new loan to Inbal from Israel, a farmer. Click here to donate your­self Click here to donate your­self Inbal is a 39-year-old mother of three. She opened her children's edu­ca­tional ‎store online in 2008 and estab­lished a phys­i­cal store in 2014. Inbal has a Master’s ‎degree in child psy­chol­ogy and has applied […]

Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Book Review: Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming

Mr. Fleming’s descrip­tions of Harlem, voodoo and thrilling adven­tures are as excit­ing as ever. The tone in this novel is grit­tier than its pre­de­ces­sor, with more action mov­ing the story for­ward.
And a fight with a giant octopus.

Fun Facts Friday: L.E.L.

Fun Facts Friday: L.E.L.

9) When she was engaged to John Forster she implored him to make inquiries about her trans­gres­sions. Forster did, found her to be sat­is­fied or her purity… and promptly broke off the engagement.

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