Emoticons are pretty important:  Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

Emoticons are pretty important: Harvard cognitive scientist Steven Pinker says they're an extremely useful linguistic evolution. The Oxford English Dictionary named "crying face" the word of the year. Humans collectively send 6 billion emoticons every day. But they don't teach emoticons in school, and some of them are actually hard to understand — at least for some of us.

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dorsal recumbent position - definition of dorsal recumbent position in the Medical dictionary - by the Free Online Medical Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

dorsal recumbent position - definition of dorsal recumbent position in the Medical dictionary - by the Free Online Medical Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

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Visual Show Dictionary is very handy! I've never known the names for all of these!

Visual Show Dictionary is very handy! I've never known the names for all of these!

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Find out the names of all your favorite emoji! | Being Spiffy:
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Did you ever walk into a store and see a pattern on a tunic, rug, or lamp shade, but didn’t know the name of the pattern?  Think of this as your go-to tool for identifying patterns... Amy Atlas’ Pattern Board for Design & Styling!

Did you ever walk into a store and see a pattern on a tunic, rug, or lamp shade, but didn’t know the name of the pattern? Think of this as your go-to tool for identifying patterns... Amy Atlas’ Pattern Board for Design & Styling!

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Sooo cute. Students create a dictionary entry using their names. The definitions are descriptions of themselves and then students put the class in abc and add guide words to the top.

Sooo cute. Students create a dictionary entry using their names. The definitions are descriptions of themselves and then students put the class in abc and add guide words to the top.

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Those shirts with frills on the front are called jabots. Who knew!
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