Results for - Mnemonic Devices
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1. Are you familiar with the idea of mnemonic devices, or phrases, acronyms and other aids that abet one who uses them in remembering things s/he otherwise fear that may be forgotten?
Perhaps ironically, I'd forgitten about that concept!
2. Which of the following mnemonic device sentences (mostly) had you known before starting on this survey?
My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nine Pizzas. (order from the sun of planets in our solar system: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto...ifyou want to count Pluto nowadays)
I Protect My Artichokes, Too, Cliff. (phases of cell cycles: Interphase, Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase, Cytokinesis)
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally. (used to recall the oorder of mathematical operations: Parentheses, Exponents, Multiply, Divide, Add, Subtract)
King Phillip Came Over For Great Spaghetti (used to recall animals' taxonimic order: Kingsom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, Species)
Wheh Jeff Left Home, Jack Got Fat. (who's pictured on U.S.paper currency: $1-George Washington; $2-Thomas Jefferson; $10-Alexander Hamilton; $20-Andrew Jackson; $50-Ulysses S. Grant; $100-Benjamin Franklin)
Some Lovers Try Positions That They Can't Handle. (human body's carpal bones: Scaphoid, Lumate, Triquetrum, Pisiform, Trapeezium, Capitate, Hamate)
Prime Ministers Can't Eat Any Nachos (Canada's time zones: Pacific, Mountain, Central, Eastern, Atlantic, Newfoundland...and does anyone here know P.M. Trudeau's dietary habits?)
Oh Oh Oh, To Touch And Feel Good Velvet, Ah Heaven. (human brain's cranial nerves: Olfactory, Optic, Oculomotor, Trochlear, Trigeminal, Abducens, Facial, Vestibulocochlear, Glossopharynegal, Vagus, Accessory, Hypoglossal)
God Equals Light, Not Darkness. (first five books of the Bible's Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy)
General Electric Power Company (first four of the New Testament's Pauline epistles following the two letters to the Corinthian church: Galatians, Ephesians, Philipians, Colossians)
Supr Man Helps Every One (order of the North American Great Lakes: Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario)
Never Eat Soggy Waffles (our principle compass directions: North, East, South, West)
Four Apes Nibbled Big Orange Yams. (English grammar's coordinating clauses: For, And Nor, But, Or & Yet...also think FANBOY)
Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain. (colors of the spectrum: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, Violet...also think ROY G. BIV)
Pull Horse Through A Corral (steps of scientific inquiry: Problem, Hypothesis, Test, Analysis, Conclusion)
3. Be they sentences, other word sequences or anything else, are there any mnemonic devices that have been helpful to you that you'd like to share in a comment?
Yes, and I'll share at least one.
Yes, but I don't feel like sharing.
Maybe another time?
4. "Mnemonic" is the only word that comes to my mind that starts with the combination of m adn n in that order. If you know of any other/s, how about sharing in a comment?
Yes, I've at least one to share and will do so below.
Yes, I know at least one other, but I'm not wanting to share.
No, none come to my mind whether I feel like sharing or not.
Let me get back to you on that?
11/22/2020 Education 2381 93 By: jlrake