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Re: harvesting seeds

Guess I would agree with Armitage.

On Thursday, July 15, 2004, at 03:41 PM, Zemuly@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 7/15/2004 2:10:24 PM Central Standard Time,
Cersgarden@aol.com writes:

Kitty, not all of us were lucky enough to have phonics.

They sure didn't teach phonics as such when I started school. I was just
lucky enough to have great teachers who taught us how to use a dictionary and
the pronunciation guide in it. Later I did learn the phonetic alphabet and
still use it when I learn new words. I just wish there was a guide to
pronouncing the botanic names of plants. <LOL> Although, Alan Armitage said
pronunciation is not important as long as you get all the letters in the right order
-- or something to that effect. I do correct my grandchildren on pronunciation and grammar because I think you are more likely to be believed if you at
least sound like you know your subject. :-)


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