In this space, writer Kent Woodyard shares all the mnemonics
you’ll never really need to remember.
To view this column offline, check out Kent’s first book, Non-Essential Mnemonics: An Unnecessary Journey Into Senseless Knowledge.
“America should obviously keep killing terrorists. That’s retribution, baby!”
During a campaign stop in Durham, NC, Mitt Romney panders to the military community with some spirited war mongering. Also, a mnemonic for the countries where Russian is spoken as an official language (Abkhazia, South Ossetia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Transnistria, Russia, Belarus).
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