John Maynard, the Hero-Pilot

This is a small story of bravery, written by John B. Gough, who was well known in his lifetime as a temperance advocate and orator. Here it is transcribed in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: john-maynard-the-hero-pilot.pdf

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The Making of Books by Monks

There was a time when books were so precious that librarians chained them to the walls for fear they would be stolen. In this selection transcribed by yours truly in Simplified Gregg, the author tells us what books were like in those days. Attachment: the-making-of-books-by-monks.pdf

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Variety in English

The English language is spoken by about 400 million people as a native tongue, and by approximately 700 million people as a foreign language. The phonology of English differs from one dialect to another, and differences in vocabulary between countries exist as well. This article explains some differences between British, American, Australian, and New Zealand…

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Homemade Gold

The first chemists were alchemists who hoped to make their fortune by turning cheaper materials into gold. This article written in Simplified Gregg by yours truly explains how alchemy helped to develop the science of chemistry. Attachment: homemade-gold.pdf

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