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Counting in Japanese

Let's learn how to count in Japanese. Every language has a different way of counting objects; the Japanese use counters. They are similar to English expressions such as "a cup of ~", "a sheet of ~" and so on. There are a variety of counters, often based on the shape of the object. Counters are attached directly to a number (e.
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'Cyrano de Bergerac' Quotes

Cyrano de Bergerac is the most famous play by Edmond Rostand. The work is about Cyrano, a marvelous character who is witty, passionate and full of vitality. He is known for his big nose, which becomes a problem when he falls in love with his beautiful cousin, Roxane. Here are a few quotes from Cyrano de Bergerac : "What if she turns out to be a prude--or an intellectual?
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Sound Bites in Communication

A sound bite is a brief excerpt from a text or performance (usually ranging from a single word to a sentence or two) that is meant to capture the interest and attention of an audience. Also known as a grab or a clip . "In recent presidential elections," said Craig Fehrman in 2012, "the average TV sound bite has dropped to a tick under eight seconds" ( The Boston Globe ).
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Fort Hays State University Admissions

Fort Hays State University Admissions Overview: Fort Hays State University is test-optional, meaning that students are not required to submit scores from the SAT or ACT as part of their applications. Students do need to submit an application form (online) and high school transcripts. With an acceptance rate of 91%, the school is accessible to the great majority of applicants.
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Meter Definition and Unit Conversions

The meter is the basic unit of length in the SI system of units. The meter is defined to be the distance light travels through a vacuum in exactly 1/299792458 seconds. An interesting effect of the definition of the meter this way is that it fixes the speed of light in a vacuum to the exact value of 299,792,458 m/s.
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Top Quotes From Shakespeare

Quotes from William Shakespeare, history's most famous playwright, are full of passion and wisdom, and, sometimes, a shade of sarcasm. The passion in Shakespeare's writing never fails to move the reader. The Bard wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets, and his works are still performed onstage. These quotes remain relevant, as many still reflect the values and beliefs of our society, as well as the human condition.
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