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. Out September 2014.
“No, you idiot. The Bolshevik Regime tanked because Bolshevik ministers didn’t facilitate market capitalism. Haha…socialism? Seriously?! Poor people should just save some money.”
My freshman year roommate refutes my hypothesis that Joseph Stalin’s rise spelled doom for the Bolshevik Movement. Also, a mnemonic for the major American sports franchises with aquatically themed mascots (New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins, Florida Marlins, Carolina Hurricanes, Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Jose Sharks, Seattle Mariners).
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