Random thoughts from a largely-useless man.
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Monday, November 21, 2016
Straight prose is hard to memorize
Think how much easier rhymed and metered verse is to memorize than just straight prose (or prose that masquerades as poetry). Think how much easier verses from the Bible are to memorize from the King James Version than from one of the more modern sorts. Distinctiveness in language aids memorization.