(There Was One Thirsty Crow)
(My heart's desire comes to my lips as a prayer)
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Joel wrote asking for help with an Italian rhyme game… Hi Lisa, I’m doing some research about an old Italian child game a friend’s grandfather used to play. I saw your site and thought you might be able to help me out. Basically it goes like this: The child would hold his/her [...]
Briana wrote looking for help with a Native American Stick Song. You can read her letter and hear the song in the YouTube below… "Hello! My name is Briana. I was actually wondering if you would by chance be able to help me identify this song. My sister and I learned it in [...]
The Spanish alphabet used to have 30 letters: A B C CH D E F G H I J K L LL M N ?' O P Q R RR S T U V W X Y Z In 2010, the Academies of the Spanish Language, the Real Academia Espaņola in Spain and the Latin […] [...]
We recently discussed how people count on their fingers in different countries. Today Jackie and Meegan taught me how they count on their hands in the Dominican Republic. It’s similar to how they count in Morocco. They join the thumb and the pinkie for 1, the thumb and the ring finger [...]
Sadao Mazuka recently wrote from Japan about "General Winter," a character you can see on the news on weather maps in Japan… "It’s so cold here. Just now we don't have heavy snow here in Tokyo though. ‘General Winter’ or ‘General Frost’ is [...]
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