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Noah's Ark
The story (or myth? ) of Noah and his ark full of animals is told from the accounts in the Hebraic Bible, from the Christian’s Book of Genesis in the Old Testament Bible and from the Muslim’s Qur’an.
Old Testament >> Genesis
Poetry & Fable >> Fables
Psychic Protection - Barriers
Introduction: The countermeasures given in these short articles are extremely basic. They only contain the bare bones of what is necessary to use them. To understand the principles behind these countermeasures, please get a copy of 'Practical Psychic Self-Defe...
Psychic Abilities >> Psychic Protection
Basil - The Herb of Kings
Basil, from soil to seed To strong stems and beautiful leaves. I ask for blessings to have bestowed As I nurture and watch you grow. From mornings dew and sun of afternoon To rays of the stars and midnights moon Mother Earth watch over thee As I my will, So...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary B
The Raven: Balancing Man and Nature
"He likes bright abalone shells, silver beads, endless vittles, gossip and warm sleeps over the smoke hole. The Raven-ego is the lover-to-be who wants "a sure thing." The Raven-ego is afraid passion will end. He is afraid and tries to avoid the...
Symbology >> Animals
The 'W' Word (Witch), What Does it Mean?
The other day I sat down and again tried to define what it is that I am doing. We are talking about beginning our church next year, but a church of what? I am the type that is most comfortable with a clear and complete understanding, so I began at the...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Valerian Root, All About
True Wild Valerian Root, Valeriana officinalis The name "Valerian" is derived from the Latin valere , which means "to be strong" and refers to both the health benefits of the plant as well as its distinct odor. The plant was known as "...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary V

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Minimal Pairs Word List
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Learning Phonemes Without Minimal Pairs
minimal pair-based learning versus distribution-based learning. The minimal pair -based that form minimal pairs, in order to acquire phoneme categories.

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American English Pronunciation Practice (For ESL/EFL)
Game-like Minimal Pair Practice using Flash and MP3 Files. Each file has four MP3-encoded minimal pairs and is about 40Kb.
Ship or Sheep : minimal pair ESL pronunciation practice - free online
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Minimal pairs for English RP
Jun 25, 2011 Pairs of words which differ in only one sound, and which often cause trouble for foreign learners; complete lists.

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