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  • n. Plural form of illiterate.


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  • Leading researchers such as Usha Goswami in The Psychologist, September 2003,. are now recognising that the main problem for our dyslexics and illiterates is their trouble with the spelling task.

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  • Photocopies and photographs aren't the best means of seeing the delicate feathering of brushes, or the beautiful purple, blue, red, burgundy, orange, sienna, and sepia colors used to write words and make splashes and strokes on these letters from so-called illiterates and lunatics.

    Portrait of a Killer

  • And, yes, of course, there is a political benefit to developing over 30 million illiterates, which is what the public schools do.

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  • * placing so-called illiterates, paupers, unemployables, criminals, prostitutes, and dope-fiends on farms and open spaces as long as necessary for the strengthening and development of moral conduct

    “The true legacy of Margaret Sanger”-Ms.

  • The late Albert Shanker, the legendary president of the American Federation of Teachers, once said that most of the state tests are so easy to pass that they keep only "illiterates" out of teaching.

    A New Deal For Teachers

  • Be it remembered also that many of these "illiterates" can read the Bible in their own tongue and can make written communication with one another in the same -- very scornful as the officials of the bureau have been about such attainment.

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  • But the state government has accused those behind the petition as "illiterates" who are engaged in a malicious campaign against the governor's efforts to develop the state.

    Sunday Tribune

  • Political interference from 'illiterates' behind Pak cricket's sorry state: Boycott

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  • OTTAWA -- A backbench Tory MP from Quebec City has landed himself in hot water after describing Quebecers as a bunch of "illiterates" when it comes to the English language. Top Stories

  • These challenges may be further exacerbated in the case of certain groups are already in situations of educational risk or stress such as illiterates, minorities and refugees.

    Philippine Commentary


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