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The day you learned to read

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Thu September 25th, 2008, 10:37 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]OK, now you have to tell us how you Brits would have said the same thing. :p :) [/quote]

Hmm, I guess we'd say telling someone to go jump in a lake (or off a cliff). (or stick it where the sun don't shine) depending on the exact context...

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Post by Maggie » Tue September 30th, 2008, 6:48 pm

I hated reading when I was a child. I remember struggling through the Peter and Jane books. I remember feeling that books were boring for me back then. It wasn't until about 8 years ago that I really got into reading and now I wish I had been a book reader many many years ago.

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Post by Ash » Wed October 1st, 2008, 1:50 am

You probably made up for lost time! Interesting story that John Steinbeck told about his own reading beginning. He also disliked reading. It wasn't until he was 11, when an aunt gave him Morte de Arthur, that something clicked. After that he read everything he could get his hands on, and of course later became a writer himself. So its never too late.

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