Day: April 9, 2008

Dumbing Down: Then And Now

The Way We Were This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 in Salina , Kansas , USA . It was taken from the original document on file at the Smokey Valley Genealogical Society and Library in Salina , KS , and reprinted by the Salina Journal. 8th Grade Final Exam: Grammar (Time, one hour) […]

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The Conference Radcliffe Didn’t Want To Host

First smile of the day: Harvard is holding a conference on women featuring a few speakers outside the traditional cozy confines of the feminist left. Here is the announcement, rich in exclamation points, from the Program on Constitutional Government: A Harvard First! The Conference the Radcliffe Institute Didn’t Want to Host! A Genuine Debate with […]

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