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.
“Let’s all invite an Onondaga Indian (AKA “pagan savage”) in and badger him about Jesus. Wartime atrocities aside… let’s become apostles!”
The Pilgrims discuss the guest list for the first Thanksgiving. Also, a mnemonic for the commercial airports servicing greater Los Angeles (Los Angeles International Airport, Ontario International Airport, Palm Springs International Airport, Bob Hope Airport, John Wayne Airport, and Long Beach Airport).
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