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Language (Identify the Problems and Language Domains) The inhabitants of Egypt were called mummies. They lived in the Sarah Dessert and traveled by Camelot.

The climate of the Sarah is such that the inhabitants have to live elsewhere, so certain areas of the dessert are cultivated by irritation. Language (Identify the Problems and Language Domains)

Early Egyptian women wore dresses called a calasiris. It was a sheer dress which started beneath the breasts which hung to the floor. The Egyptians built the Pyramids in the shape of a huge triangular cube. The Pyramids are a range of mountains between France and Spain.

Language (Identify the Problems and Language Domains) Without the Greeks, we wouldn't have history. The Greeks invented three kinds of columns Corinthian, Doric and Ironic. They also had myths.

A myth is a female moth. One myth says that the mother of Achilles dipped him in the River Stynx until he became intolerable. Language (Identify the Problems and Language Domains)

Achilles appears in "The Illiad", by Homer. Homer also wrote the "Oddity", in which Penelope was the last hardship that Ulysses endured on his journey. Actually, Homer was not written by Homer but by another man of that name.

Language (Identify the Problems and Language Domains) Socrates was a famous Greek teacher who went around giving people advice. They killed him.

Socrates died from an overdose of wedlock. After his death his career suffered a dramatic decline. Language (Identify the Problems and Language Domains)

In the Olympic Games, Greeks ran races, jumped, hurled the biscuits, and threw the java. The reward to the victor was a coral wreath. The government of Athen was democratic because the people took the law into their own hands. There were no wars in Greece, as the mountains were so high

that they couldn't climb over to see what their neighbours were doing. Kids On Culture... Eventually, the Ramons conquered the Geeks. History call people Romans because they never stayed in one place for very long.

At Roman banquets, the guests wore garlic in their hair. Kids On Culture... Julius Caesar extinguished himself on the battlefields of Gaul. The Ides of March killed him because they thought he was going to be made king. Dying he gasped out Tee hee, Brutus.

Nero was a cruel tyrany who would torture his poor subjects by playing the fiddle to them. Middle Ages... Sir Gawain and The Green Knight

ET was alien to many then... Kids On Culture... Then came the Middle Ages. King Alfred conquered the Dames, King Arthur lived in the Age of Shivery, with brave knights on prancing horses and

beautiful women. King Harold mustarded his troops before the Battle of Hastings. Kids On Culture... Joan of Arc was burnt to a steak and cannonized by George Bernard Shaw, and the victims of the Black Death grew boobs on their necks.

Finally, the Magna Carta provided that no free man should be hanged twice for the same offense. Kids On Culture... In midevil times most of the people were alliterate. The greatest writer of the time was Chaucer, who wrote many poems and verse and

also wrote literature. During this time people put on morality plays about ghosts, goblins, virgins, and other mythical creatures. Renaissance and Reformation... Comedy of Errors

Kids On Culture... Another tale tells of William Tell, who shot an arrow through an apple while standing on his son's head. The Renaissance was an age in which more individuals felt the value of their human being. Martin Luther was nailed to the church door at Wittenberg for selling

papal indulgences. He died a horrible death, being excommunicated by a bull. Kids On Culture... It was the painter Donatello's interest in the female nude that made him the father of the Renaissance.

Kids On Culture... It was an age of great inventions and discoveries. Gutenberg invented the Bible. Sir Walter Raleigh is a historical figure because he invented cigarettes. Another important invention was the circulation of blood. Sir Francis Drake circumcised the world with a 100-foot clipper.

Kids On Culture... The government of England was a limited mockery. Henry VIII found walking difficult because he had an abbess on his knee. Kids On Culture...

Queen Elizabeth was the "Virgin Queen." As a queen she was a success. When Elizabeth exposed herself before her troops, they all shouted "hurrah." Then her navy went out and defeated the Spanish Armadillo. Kids On Culture...

The greatest writer of the Renaissance was William Shakespear. He was born in 1564, supposedly on his birthday. Shakespear never made much money and is famous only because of his plays. He lived in Windsor with his merry wives, writing tragedies, comedies and errors.

Kids On Culture... In one of Shakespear's famous plays, Hamlet rations out his situation by relieving himself in a long soliloquy. In another, Lady Macbeth tries to convince Macbeth to kill the King by attacking his manhood. Romeo and Juliet are an example of a heroic couplet.

Romeos last wish was to be laid by Juliet. Kids On Culture... Writing at the same time as Shakespear was Miquel Cervantes. He wrote "Donkey Hote". The next great author was John Milton. Milton wrote "Paradise Lost.

Then his wife died and he wrote "Paradise Regained." America... Classics a book that people praise and dont read. Mark Twain

Kids On Culture... During the Renaissance America began. Christopher Columbus was a great navigator who discovered America while cursing about the Atlantic. His ships were called the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Fe.

Kids On Culture... Later the Pilgrims crossed the Ocean, and this was called the Pilgrim's Progress. Kids On Culture... When they landed at Plymouth Rock, they were greeted by Indians, who came down the hill rolling their hoops

before them. The Indian squabs carried porpoises on their back. Many of the Indian heroes were killed, along with their cabooses, which proved very fatal to them. Kids On Culture... The winter of 1620 was a hard one for the

settlers. Many people died and many babies were born. Captain John Smith was responsible for all this. Kids On Culture... Thomas Jefferson, a Virgin, and Benjamin Franklin were two singers of the Declaration of Independence. Franklin had

gone to Boston carrying all his clothes in his pocket and a loaf of bread under each arm. He invented electricity by rubbing cats backwards and declared "a horse divided against itself cannot stand." Franklin died in 1790 and is still dead. Kids On Culture... Abraham Lincoln became America's

greatest Precedent. Lincoln's mother died in infancy, and he was born in a log cabin which he built with his own hands. When Lincoln was President, he wore only a tall silk hat. He said, "In onion there is strength. Abraham Lincoln write the Gettysburg address while travelin fromWashington to Gettysburg on the back of an

Kids On Culture... He also signed the Emasculation Proclamation, and the Fourteenth Amendment gave the ex-Negroes citizenship. But the Clue Clux Clan would torcher and lynch the ex-Negroes and other innocent victims.

Kids On Culture... On the night of April 14, 1865, Lincoln went to the theater and got shot in his seat by one of the actors in a moving picture show. Kids On Culture... The believed assinator was John Wilkes Booth, a supposedly insane

actor. This ruined Booth's career. Europe... Voltaires reasonable children... Kids On Culture... Meanwhile in Europe, the enlightenment

was a reasonable time. Voltare invented electricity and also wrote a book called "Candy". Gravity was invented by Issac Walton. It is chiefly noticeable in the Autumn, when the apples are falling off the trees. Kids On Culture... Bach was the most famous composer

in the world, and so was Handel. Handel was half German, half Italian and half English. He was very large. Bach died from 1750 to the present. Kids On Culture... Beethoven wrote music even though he was deaf. He was so deaf he wrote loud music. Beethoven expired in

1827 and later died for this. Kids On Culture... France was in a very serious state. The French Revolution was accomplished before it happened. The Marseillaise was the theme song of the French Revolution, and it catapulted into Napoleon.

During the Napoleonic Wars, the crowned heads of Europe were trembling in their shoes... Kids On Culture... Then the Spanish gorillas came down from the hills and nipped at Napoleon's flanks. Napoleon became ill with bladder

problems and was very tense and unrestrained. He wanted an heir to inherit his power, but since Josephine was a baroness, she couldn't bear him any children. Britain... George Eliot

English major... Kids On Culture... The sun never set on the British Empire because the British Empire is in the East and the sun sets in the West. Queen Victoria was the longest queen. She sat on a thorn for 63 years. Her reclining years

and finally the end of her life were exemplatory of a great personality. Her death was the final event which ended her reign. Kids On Culture... The invention of the steamboat caused a network of rivers to spring up. Cyrus McCormick invented the McCormick

Raper, which did the work of a hundred men. Samuel Morse invented a code for telepathy. Louis Pastuer discovered a cure for rabbis. Kids On Culture... Charles Darwin was a naturalist who

wrote the "Organ of the Species". Madman Curie discovered radium. And Karl Marx became one of the Marx Brothers. Kafka The Trial Who knows what

they did wrong? What was my mistake? Oh, wright... Kids On Culture... The First World War, cause by the assignation of the Arch Duck by a surf, ushered in a new error in the anals of human history

Source: Exerpted from Anguished English by Richard Lederer Weekend Observer.

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