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16:10 "Yarns with a Purpose" Kickstarter Link—from Rosemary

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19:15

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On the Rhetoric of Jargon


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Brutus--watch first

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The Otter Defense

Bluto speech (there is, indeed, some cursing)

Bonus Rhetoric Stuff (because, you know: teacher)

Circular Logic - ". . . It's got Electrolytes..."


Brawndo ads -- absolutely ridiculous advertising examples - the first one on the right relates to the above (some cursing)

St Crispin take 1

St Crispin take 2 - start at :54

Aristotle links, links, links, links, and links.

13 min - Bleak House is complete!

Bundles 1–5 are complete and in the Shoppe!

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• 16 min - The Depression Game and last week I got this in late: a blog post on depression from a listener (especially helpful if you have a friend who wrestles with this issue).

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Late Arrival: blog post on depression from a listener (especially helpful if you have a friend who wrestles with this issue).

Midnight is a Place

Bleak House ending next week.
Bundles 1–4 will soon be a complete book of five bundles!

Sense & Sensibility: A BabyLit Opposites Primer: Children's Book, Bedtime Stories, Picture Book

Phineas and Ferb

Manchester Mills—courtesy of Phyllis
Gaskell House Tour

Tricoteuses-courtesy of Kathleen, found in "The First World War and Knitting" by K.L. Bevan in the 8/2014 Rowan digital magazine.
Tale of Two Cities audiobook-with-benefits

Perception of Language — Rhythmic Essay -courtesy of JannaLee

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Victorian Mill Worker!: A Grueling Job You'd Rather Not Have

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MamaO Review, too!

August Raffle

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The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester has a Manchester Mills demonstration. Twice daily a tour guide fires up the machines and explains how they work.
Also, Elizabeth Gaskell's house in Manchester is being renovated and will open in October 2014 for tours. — courtesy of Phyllis

Armley Mills link—It was, at one point, the largest woolen mill in the world and they still have working spinning machinery which they run from time to time — courtesy of Maia

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Dr Drew's commentary:

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  • M'appen = May Happen (perhaps, maybe)
  • welly = nearly (e.g., "Fire's welly out")
  • would fain = with pleasure, gladly
  • aught = various uses (everything, anything, nothing) so Higgins', "There he went, ossing to promise aught, and pledge himsel' to aught—to tell a' he know'd on our proceedings, the food-for-nothing Judas!"
    means
    "There he went, trying to promise everything and pledge himself to everything and tell everything he knew about our union business."
  • a-that-ens = to those ends, that way

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Chapter 31 (VOL 2, ch 6) of Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 23:12 minutes.


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You can view the Lots to be raffled at the bottom of this page. The fun will begin next Monday the 23rd with at least one Lot going live each day of the week. Rules on how to bid will appear at the bottom of the Giveaway Page, so be sure to check it on Monday.

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You may recall last Fall when Nanette the Nanny came to my rescue and did All The Work to ship out all of my pre-orders of Grounded.

Well, now she needs a hand, too.

To help her out, CraftLit, Vanessa at Survival Organs, and the MamaO Knits Too Much site are helping Nanette raffle off eight Lots of books-and-bags to raise money for a (surprise!!! and) suddenly necessary move.

Details on how to bid and win will post at MamaO Knits and via the CraftLit newsletter over the weekend.

We'll start with Lot 1 on Monday, June 23rd and work our way through all eight Lots by Friday, June 27th, 2014.

All of Nanette's books are gently used and some are Very-Hard-To-Find-Out-Of-Print-Books!

Take a look below and see which ones float your boat. Dates for when each lot will become available are listed below.

Bidding time-windows are being finalized and will come out in the CraftLit' newsletter this weekend.

Lot numbers below are links. Those links will ONLY work when the bidding begins.

The Lots are...

Monday—June 23, 2014

Lot 1

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Lot 1

Wrap Style (Style series)
Double Knitting: Reversible Two-Color Designs
New Directions in Knitting by House of White Birches
Knitting Ganseys

Tuesday—June 24, 2014

Lot 2

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Lot 2
Designing Knitwear
Mon Tricot Knitting Dictionary Stitches Patterns: Knitting and Crocheting 0D14
Cable Needle Freedom **OUT OF PRINT AND NOT AVAILABLE ON AMAZON**
Lot numbers are links. Those links will ONLY work when the bidding begins.

Wednesday—June 25, 2014

Lot 3

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Lot 3
The Knitter's Life List: To Do, To Know, To Explore, To Make
Angels: A Knitter's Dozen (A Knitter's Dozen series)

Wednesday—June 25, 2014

Lot 4

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Lot 4
The Art of Fair Isle Knitting
Inspired Fair Isle Knits: 20 Creative Designs Inspired by the Elements
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Thursday—June 26, 2014

Lot 5

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Lot 5
Knitting in America: Patterns, Profiles, & Stories of America's Leading Artisans

Thursday—June 26, 2014

Lot 6

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Lot 6
Glorious Patchwork
Kaffe's Classics: 25 Favorite Knitting Patterns for Sweaters, Jackets, Vests and More
Glorious Color - Sources of Inspiration for Knitting and Needlepoint
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Friday—June 27, 2014

Lot 7

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Lot 7
Sock Innovation: Knitting Techniques and Patterns for One-of-a-kind Socks
Knitting on the Road
Toe-Up Techniques for Hand-Knit Socks: Revised Edition
Bags That Rock: Knitting on the Road with Kelley Deal

Friday—June 27, 2014

Lot 8

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Lot 8
Victorian Lace Today
Handmade Lace and Patterns
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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 26-27 (VOL 2, chs 1-2) with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 15:30 minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 25, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 19:20 minutes.

The first N&S episode is 331.

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    con·no·ta·tion (känəˈtāSHən) noun — an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 23-24, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 13:54 minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 22, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 8:20 minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 20–21, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16:30 minutes.

The first N&S episode is 331.

If the iTunes feed ever goes down, please head over to the Libsyn site.

I've got a show and I'm taking it on the road!

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 15, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 27:30 minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 13–14, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 7:30 minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 11–12, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16:30 (or 26, if you prefer ONLY only book talk) minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 9−10, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 13:30 minutes.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 8, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapters 6–7, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 5, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16:20 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331.

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We are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 4, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 12 minutes. The first N&S episode is 331.

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With apologies to John Jakes, we are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South chapters 2–3, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 15 minutes.

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331--Sorry Mister Jakes! With apologies to John Jakes, we are reading Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, chapter 1, with many thanks to our reader, Barbara Edleman. Book talk begins at 16 minutes.

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