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Memorize

Were you forced to memorize something in school...that you have to this day never used, but can still recite? For example, in the 7th grade I was forced to memorize the Preamble of the Constitution...I have NEVER had a use for this and I am now 43...but you bet your sweet bippy I can still recite it! How bout you? State Capitals? Books of the Bible? Anything else?

 
salexander

Asked by salexander at 4:15 PM on Jun. 29, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • same here with the preamble!
    and the periodic table! What in my everyday life requires me to know the number of protons in selenium? LOL
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 4:17 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • the presidents in order
    peanutsmommy1

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 4:15 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Poems... and hundreds of other useless nonsense. LOL
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:18 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I had to memorize the preamble--But I've used it many times since. I have also had to memorize poems and Mnemonic devices for remembering formulas and such. Learning all of that has coming in handy being a teacher--or for helping my own kids in school
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 4:25 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

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