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The Peculiar Customs of Lilliput
Music: John Stanley
The people of Lilliput are strangely small, but their ideas are bizarre in a big way.

I SHALL say but little at present of their learning, which, for many ages, has flourished in all its branches among them: but their manner of writing is very peculiar, being neither from the left to the right, like the Europeans, nor from the right to the left, like the Arabians, nor from up to down, like the Chinese, but aslant, from one corner of the paper to the other, like ladies in England.

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Adapted from textbooks used in Grammar Schools and Secondary Moderns from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Distinguish using sentences: Raise. Rise. Arise.

Use as a noun and also as a verb: Turn. Rise. Say.

Use together in one sentence: Bury. Feet. Left.

More games: Précis. Confusables. Spinner. Opposites. Verb or Noun? Active or Passive? Subject and Object. Adjectives. Word Classes.

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