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In the merry month of May
When green leaves begin to spring,
Little lambs do skip like fairies,
Birds do couple, build, and sing.
A swarm of bees in May
Is worth a load of hay;
A swarm of bees in June
Is worth a silver spoon;
A swarm of bees in July
Is not worth a fly.
Learn English in May

Monday Night Owls - 14 January 2019 - A different way to prevent email overload

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,175 Teacher
We read an article about an interesting way to prevent email overload - asking people to pay to email you!


Vocabulary Top 10:

novel - new and different from what has been known before

sap - to use up the supply of (something, such as a person's courage, energy, strength, etc.)

turn-around time - the time it takes someone to receive, deal with, and return something

insidious - causing harm in a way that is gradual or not easily noticed

dash off - to write (something) in a very quick and hurried way

archetypal - a perfect example of something

hefty - large and heavy

cringe - to feel disgust or embarrassment and often to show this feeling by a movement of your face or body

disdain - a feeling of strong dislike or disapproval of someone or something you think does not deserve respect

cluttered - a crowded or disordered collection of things

Do you think this is a useful technique to reduce the number of emails you receive? What other techniques do you use?
What would you do if you had to pay to send someone an email?
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