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If I am asking parents to respond to this: “My expectations for my child this year” would I use the word for or the word of? I think it’s for, but I wasn’t sure. Also, would it be the same for this question for a parent to respond to: “My expectations for my child’s teacher this year”. Thank you! Have a great day!
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In November, Dictionary.com announced that its word of the year was ‘complicit.’ Other words in the running included ‘intersex,’ ‘horologist,’ and ‘totality.’ And, of course, there was ‘fake news.’
These words aren’t part of my everyday world, but there are
… finish reading Word of the Year
You’ve GOT to read this! Watch this to the end and you’ll cry! The best invention EVER!
These are teasers that have come across my radar lately. They’re everywhere.
The BEST improvement in history! Redbox on crack! (I didn’t
… finish reading The Age of Hyperbole
I’m the executive in this headline, and I’m making a decision..
I’ve blogged on and off – but mostly on – since 2004. Back then, my goal was to write every day as a way of keeping my skills
… finish reading Executive Decision
Several weeks ago I received an offer I couldn’t resist. It was to have the Sunday New York Times delivered to my door for twenty percent less than it costs me to purchase at a newsstand. When the per
… finish reading The NYT
So . . . what do the words ‘rapporteur,’ ‘vicissitude,’ and ‘tantamount’ have in common?
Nothing really, except they have all been the Word of the Day in the past week. It’s something I subscribe to online to enrich my
… finish reading Spelling 101
The Olympic Games are over. One recent political cartoon expressed my sentiments about that: It said, “For two weeks we saw the best of the best. For the next two months we have the worst of the worst.” And this
… finish reading Richard Russo
Tonight my book club meets to discuss Last Stop on Market Street. It sounds as if it’s a murder mystery or possibly a case of amnesia. Maybe it’s about time travel or a farmer’s market.
But I’m hosting the discussion,
… finish reading Last Stop on Market Street
So . . . if you’re not on the Spectacled Bear mailing list or my own Anne Brandt mailing list, you wouldn’t know that we launched the publishing company site forty-eight hours ago. After months of preparation, we are ready
… finish reading Launched!
This young woman is Annie Poon, the illustrator of Philip & Phoebe. We met a few years ago in New York City and have been friends ever since. So it was natural to ask her to illustrate the first
… finish reading Meet Annie Poon