Adult Books

I Before E (Except After C)
Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff

By Judy Parkinson

Subject: Reference
paperback | 176 pages | 5 X 7 3/4 X 1.0
Publication Date: 2014-10-01
ISBN: 9781621451846
Here is an amusing collection of ingenious mnemonics devised to help us learn and understand hundreds of important facts that we used to know as children, but have since forgotten.

Featuring all the mnemonics you'll ever need to know, this fun little book will bring back all the simple, easy-to-remember rhymes from your childhood; Once learned, fix the information in the brain forever, such as learning to count by reciting One, Two, buckle my shoe, Three, Four, knock at the door.

Packed with clever verses, engaging acronyms, curious and sometimes hilarious sayings that can be used to solve a problem or cap an argument.

Take a trip back to the classroom, and rediscover the assortment of practical memory aids covering a range of different subjects, including spelling, time, mathematics, history, general trivia, and much more.


Judy Parkinson is a graduate of Bristol University. She is a producer of documentaries, music videos, and commercials, and won a Clio award for a Greenpeace ad. Parkinson has published four books and has contributed to a show of life drawings at the Salon des Arts, Kensington.