Saturday, June 30, 2007

10 Golden Lessons from Steve Jobs

The Lifehack blog has an interesting post with 10 quotes from Steve Jobs regarding how to be successful.

(In case you haven't heard of him, Steve Jobs is one of the co-founders of Apple Computers. He's also the largest Disney shareholder.)

Instead of just linking to the original post, I'm going to give the 10 quotes here.

  • “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”
  • “Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
  • “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”
  • “You know, we don’t grow most of the food we eat. We wear clothes other people make. We speak a language that other people developed. We use a mathematics that other people evolved… I mean, we’re constantly taking things. It’s a wonderful, ecstatic feeling to create something that puts it back in the pool of human experience and knowledge.”
  • “There’s a phrase in Buddhism, ‘Beginner’s mind.’ It’s wonderful to have a beginner’s mind.”
  • “We think basically you watch television to turn your brain off, and you work on your computer when you want to turn your brain on.”
  • “I’m the only person I know that’s lost a quarter of a billion dollars in one year…. It’s very character-building.”
  • “I would trade all of my technology for an afternoon with Socrates.”
  • “We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?”
  • “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

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Friday, June 29, 2007

I thought it was only in America...

...but it's also in Canada. Evidently, 60% of Canadians would fail their own country's citizenship test (the failure rate was "only" 45% in 1997).

Only 8% of Canadians knew that Queen Elizabeth II is their Head of State.

At least I'd get one question right.

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Credit where credit is due?

Big news for some South Korean ministers...a new credit card for Protestant clergy will give them discounts on Bible purchases and allow them to collect bonus points.

That's the bit the first caught my attention.

Then I read this: "Pastors are usually not issued credit cards, because they do not meet credit requirements," said bank official Kwon Han-sup.

Gee. I thought it was only England that had weird rules about issuing credit cards.

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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Teaching is dangerous

The University of Leicester recently surveyed over 300 teachers regarding incidents of physical and verbal abuse. The results are depressing but, frankly, I'm not surprised at all.
Two-thirds of teachers in the UK have been physically or verbally assaulted in the past year, with 17% threatened in incidents involving weapons, according to new research.

Almost all teachers (99%) said they had been verbally abused by their pupils in the past year, with 74% claiming it happened at least once every two or three weeks.

There are more. It's just too depressing to list them all in this post. You can read the article here.

The real queston should be, "What is going to be done?" Maybe it's a job for the new Secretary for Education (whatever the new title is - it has changed with alarming frequency in the past few years)...not that I'm holding my breath...I've been here less than three years and we're on our third.

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Something I Learned Today

I knew that the Queen's train is operated by EWS (English, Welsh and Scottish Railway). Today I read that EWS has been bought by Deutsche Bahn, the German state-owned railway. What I didn't know is that one of the three previous owners of EWS was the Canadian National Railway.

I also learned that the Duke of Edinburgh has a separate coach from the Queen. His has a kitchen.

The full article is here.

Interesting news today...

It seems that in England, private schools are the way to go if you're looking for the best chance at being successful. In a study by the Sutton Trust, of the 500 most influential people in a variety of fields, more than half had attended private schools (compared with only 7% of the population being privately educated).
Dr Lee Elliot Major, the Sutton Trust's director of research, said: "This analysis shows that the school you attend at age 11 has a huge impact on your life chances, and particularly how likely you are to reach the top of your chosen profession.
"We are still to a large extent a society divided by wealth, with future elites groomed at particular schools and universities, while the educational opportunities available to those from non-privileged backgrounds make it much more difficult for them to reach the top."

The Guardian's story.

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Sunday, June 24, 2007

An interesting dictionary

I ran across this site tonight. It's a dictionary in which all of the definitions are limericks. It's the OEDILF - The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form. They have more than 41,000 limericks but for now, they're only working on words starting with aa- through ck-.

Here's one of the definitions for blog:

blog, blogging, blogosphere by Dottie

The world is unfair, and you care.
How to share this hot air, if you dare?
If a dead horse needs flogging,
It's time to get blogging!
Just click, and the blogosphere's there.

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Saturday, June 23, 2007

Mind Maps

Call them what you will: mind maps, clustering, brainstorming, semantic networks... Whatever you call them , they can be a powerful way of graphically representing concepts. And sure, you could pick up a pencil and some paper and make one. But what if you're working with someone across town (or across the planet)? Maybe you want to rearrange some bubbles? Or, possibly you just want to impress the boss with a chart. is a free online brainstorming utility.

Mind maps at Wikipedia.

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Map of Online Communities

Here's an interesting map of online communities. Even if you don't really care about the different types of online communities, it's an interesting exercise in graphical representations.

From the website: The geographic areas represent the estimated size of their memberships. Check out the compass rose. It gives more information about the “location” between the real and the virtual world.

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To metric or not to metric?

Most of the world metrics. (Okay, sorry. I know "metric" isn't a verb and it's not good to verb nouns. I'll try again.)

Most of the world uses the metric system. How much of the world? Well, basically, all of it except for the United States, Myanmar (Burma), and Liberia. (Of course, that doesn't take into account places like England - I suppose the metric system is the official way of doing things, but Britain recently won the right to sell things in ounces and pounds, as well as in feet, yeards, inches. Plus, though petrol (that's "gasoline") is sold in litres (that's "liters"), people then talk about how many miles per gallon they get in their cars.

Wikipedia's metric system page.

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So, what's a tourist visa?

Evidently, it's not for sightseeing.

It seems that a number of people (although the precise number isn't given) have been turned down for tourist visas to visit the UK.

The reason?

They only plan to sightsee during their visit. Entry clearance officers are turning down visa requests and give, quite frankly, some silly reasons.
  • "You have never previously undertaken any foreign travel before and I can see little reason for this trip."
  • One applicant who had previously traveled abroad was refused entry because the countries were "nowhere near the UK".
Though the precise number isn't given, the article says that 86% of refusals were reasonable. That means 14% of refusals were unreasonable.

It gives an interesting twist to the lead article at - You've never seen London like this!

(As a side note, when I drove to Toronto a few years ago, I got puzzled looks from the Canadian border guards when they asked why I was visiting Canada and I answered that I was sightseeing. Possibly it hasn't occurred to some of these people that, quite often, "sightseeing" encompasses "spending money" and "contributing to the local economy".)

Here's the article.

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Free books for kids!

The Department fo rEducation and Skills is spending £2.78 million to provide all of England's 11-year-olds with a free book by Christmas.

They will be able to choose one of the titles from this list:
  • Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson (Macmillan Children's Books)
  • Cloud Busting by Malorie Blackman (Doubleday)
  • A Dog Called Grk by Joshua Doder (Andersen Press)
  • Saffy's Angel by Hilary McKay (Hodder Children's Books)
  • Mortal Engines by Philip Reeve (Scholastic Children's Books)
  • I, Coriander by Sally Gardner (Orion Children's Books)
  • Dream On by Bali Rai (Barrington Stoke)
  • Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce (Macmillan Children's Books)
  • Evil Inventions - Horrible Science by Nick Arnold, illustrated by Tony De Saulles (Scholastic Children's Books)
  • Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick (Usborne)
  • The Ring of Words by An Anthology of Poetry for Children selected by Roger McGough, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura (Faber and Faber)
  • Unbelievable! by Paul Jennings (Puffin Books)
The full article is here!

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Along the river in Canterbury

Along the river in Canterbury
Originally uploaded by matthew_reames.

I spent Friday visiting St. Edmunds School in Canterbury. In the afternoon, it was down the hill to the Cathedral for Evensong. Later, just along the walls of the city, I saw this lovely view of the river.


Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Got some spare time?

Like about 520 days?

If so, the European Space Agency may have just the thing for you. In preparation for future Mars missions, the ESA is looking for candidates to participate in "up to three isolation and confinement studies".

The main qualifications are:
  • Aged 25-50 years
  • Good health
  • High motivation
  • Height up to 185cm
  • Background and work experience in one of the following fields: medicine, biology, life support systems engineering, computer engineering, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering
  • The working languages during the studies will be English and Russian, therefore fluency in one and working knowledge of the other language is highly desired.
Oh, and "For successful completion of the entire study including training before and follow-up after the isolation, the respective volunteer will receive a fixed compensation that is in line with international standards for participation in clinical studies."

An article about it is here.

Applications can be found here.

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Monday, June 18, 2007

A New Must-Have Travel Accessory - a Coin

Here's an interesting article called Portland by Public Transit and the Flip of a Coin.

The idea is to take a free day and explore without an agenda. The author had six rules:
  1. I'd begin at the nearest light-rail stop, where I'd buy an all-day pass.
  2. I'd take first train that came along, whichever direction it was going.
  3. I'd take the train ten stops and get off.
  4. From there, I'd walk in the direction the train had been going, and at the first corner I'd flip a coin. Heads, I'd turn right; tails, I'd turn left.
  5. I'd then walk in that direction for ten minutes, then look around. If I saw a public transit stop -- whether for light rail, streetcar, or bus -- I'd go there and take the next transport that came along. If no stop is within sight, I'd keep walking and flip a coin on every corner until I found one.
  6. I'd then repeat steps 2 through 5 until (a) I found myself at or very close to home again, or (b) the sun went down and I had to call for a ride.
  • I had one major sub-rule: I could stop for anything that caught my attention, whether it be a museum, a shop, a work of public art, a street performer, a friendly dog, a good view, an interesting pattern of light and shadow on a building, an interesting person, good graffiti, or what have you. When I was done being transfixed, I'd just flip my coin again to determine the next phase of my route.
It reminded me of the Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel - a book full of suggestions for exploring a new (or old) place.

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All-day dental care?

Don't get me started on British dentistry.

No, really.


But here's an interesting article about African twig brushes, the all-day chewing sticks that many find quite beneficial.
"It's good for your stomach and your head ... it whitens your teeth and
gets rid of bad breath," said Abedis Sauda, a Senegalese street vendor.


Electronics and water don't mix

But what happens if you happen to drop that phone in some water?

This person swam half a lap in the pool before he remembered about his phone. He recommends removing the battery, drying it, then soaking it in alcohol and drying it again. (Who may work! Evidently the alcohol dries out the water.)

This site, though, suggests leaving it turned off in a bowl of uncooked rice. (Hey, it keeps salt from clumping...)


Today's Quote

If you know only one language, you're a prisoner, stuck in the tyranny ofthat one language.
-Andrew Cohen, professor of linguistics (1944- )

Just the encouragement I needed as my Slovenian studies hit a small lull...

Quote from today's A Word A Day email.


Sunday, June 17, 2007

Getting rid of what bugs you...

No, unfortunately I'm not talking about the neighbor's kids or your entire first period class. I'm talking about mosquitos.

I present two potentially helpful links.

1. A translation of a Chinese tutorial for building your own mosquito trap using a two-liter plastic bottle. (If that link isn't working, you can see it here.)

2. In case you haven't managed to trap them all, here are 40 mosquito bite itch relief tips.

If those don't help, you could always get one of these.

Today's Recipe

Yes, you read that correctly - it's today's recipe.

But, since it's cooking, I haven't tried it.

Don't let that stop you, though. You should try it and tell me about it. And then come make some for me.

Today's recipe is Ice Cream in a Bag. Evidently, "this project is rated VERY EASY to do."

Seen today in Windsor

Originally uploaded by matthew_reames.

I also saw these purple flowers on my walk back home. I'm not sure what they're called, though.

Seen today in Windsor

Originally uploaded by matthew_reames.

I passed this dandelion today on my walk back home.

More about dandelions at

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Prepared for the future?

Last Sunday's Observer had an interesting article about the problems that small businesses are having with their new employees.

Only 6 percent of the 672 small businesses surveyed said they found their new employees adequately prepared to work. Only 1 percent said that a university degree was the first thing they looked for. Instead, businesses want (and are having difficulty finding) motivated, well-dressed employees who could communicate well.

The full article is here.

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Last week I picked up at travel magazine offering tours by Kumuka Worldwide. The inside front cover had several questions and answers designed to convince people that Kumuka tours were just perfect for their situation. (Actually, they aren't questions, just statements followed by "here's how we can help you" responses.)

The last statement caught my eye:
My husband and I would like to take out twin boys (aged 7 and 9) to

Huh? Just how long was that delivery?


The Ultimate Travel Guide

In my line of work, I read a lot of travel guides.

Okay, that's not true. It usually has nothing to do with work, but I do tend to read a lot of travel guides and travel narratives (that's the bookstore category for "books people have written about their trips").

So when I saw a booktitled "The Clumsiest People in Europe, or Mrs. Mortimer's Bad-Tempered Guide to the Victorian World" I had to read it.

It turns out that in the 1850s, Mrs. Mortimer wrote a series of wildly popular series of geography books for children. They were titled "The Countries of Europe Described," "Far Off, Part I: Asia and Australia Described," and "Far Off, Part II: Africa and America Described."

This book, "The Clumsiest People in Europe," is an edited version of all three books. And I'll warn you, it's not for the politically correct among you. I mean, here's what she wrote about her own country: "What is the character of the English? What sort of people are they? They are not very pleasant in company, because they do not like strangers, nor taking much trouble." And she goes on. But if she writes that about her own country, just imagine what she's said about the rest of the world!
  • Spain: "There are robbers and murderers there."
  • Ireland: "Cottages: There are no huts in the world so miserable as the Irish cabins or cottages." and "Rags. This is the dress of the poor Irish."
  • Russia: "The women dress in a very clumsy manner."
  • Greece: "The Greks do not know how to bring up their children."
  • Egypt: "The worst quality in any character is hypocrisy, and this is to be found in the Egyptian."

And those are the nice things. She saves particular condemnation for Catholics.

It's an interesting take on the world, particularly from someone whose own travels were limited to a single visit to Brussels and Paris as a teenager.

The Clumsiest People in Europe edited by Todd Pruzan

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Hitting the road?

Last week's Time Out magazine had an article about unicycle sports. What caught my eye, though was this paragraph:
While the British education system comes up with league tables, SATs, fines for errant parents and airport-style knife screening as ways to boost academic attainment, maybe we should just learn from Japan. When research showed that unicycling helped improve concentration, balance and co-ordination and could significantly aid physical and mental development, the Japanese Education Department went for it big-time. In 1992, unicycling became part of the curriculum for primary-age pupils. Every year, 2,000 Miyata unicycles are donated to schools for teaching so that now more than one million Japanese can ride on one wheel.

I guess I'll be out unicycle shopping, then. That should make a big hit at school...

The entire article is posted near the bottom of this page.

Don't take a seat.

It's something I've noticed about travelling - they don't really want you to sit down. Since many airports make most of their money from retail, they want you up, on your feet and spending money.

This week, we learned that Heathrow's new Terminal 5, due to open on March 27, 2008, will handle more than 30 million passengers each year, will have 250,000 square feet of shops (that's more than four full-sized American football fields), and 700 seats.

Yup. 700 seats.

For a terminal built to handle more an average of more than 82,000 passengers each day, that's a person-to-seat ratio of about 117 to 1.

Evidently, there will be more seats available in some of the 25 restaurants but you'll have to buy something to sit there.

After missing a flight back from Vienna earlier this year, I had to buy a business-class ticket to get back. It was then that I learned one of the real reasons to fly busuness-class or higher: you get to sit down in the terminal. What's behind the doors of the business-class lounges? Seats. Sure, there's free food and things like that, but the real draw is the seats. No roaming the terminal scoping out a vacant chair. No lugging a coat and carry-on bag to the toilet. No balancing food, drink and luggage while you try to eat. Just real seats.

The Guardian's story about Terminal 5 is here.

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Thursday, June 14, 2007

Interesting Quote

Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
-Letitia E. Landon,author (1802-1838)


Real-Life Uses of Math

I know what you're doing.

You are staring at your feet and thinking, "Gee, I wish I had a list of 60 different ways to lace up my shoes."

Well, as I am ever eager to fill those voids in your life, I direct you to Ian's Shoelace Site, a site by a guy named Ian dedicated to showing you all about shoelaces. ("Fun, fashion & science in this quirky site about shoelaces. Whether you want to learn to lace shoes, tie shoelaces, stop shoelaces from coming undone, calculate shoelace lengths or even repair aglets, Ian's Shoelace Site has the answer!")

The mathy bits:

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More about names

In an earlier post about popular names, I listed the top 20 boys' names for 2006 in the UK, USA and Slovenia.

My Slovenian friend Goranka emailed me some more information on a few names.
  • Žiga (no. 5) derives from German Sigismund.
  • Matic (8) is the diminituve of Matej.
  • Jaka (12) is Jake, which is also the diminutive of Jacob.
It's an interesting trend that parents are tending to give diminutive names as given names in the UK, USA and Slovenia. For example, instead of naming a kid Jacob and just calling him Jake, the given name is often "Jake". The same holds for names like Charlie and Jack.

The most interesting thing (which I am still trying to figure out) is that Nejc is the diminutive of Jernej which is the Slovenian form of Bartholomew (which was the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "son of תַלְמַי (Talmay) which is a Hebrew name meaning "furrowed". In the New Testament Bartholomew was an apostle also known as Nathaniel which coincidentally brings us straight back to Nejc which is pronounced "Nates". (History of Bartholomew from Behind the Name.)

Also from Goranka, I learned a new word: onomastics, the study of meanings and origins of names.

Interesting links:

English equivalents of some Slovenian names.

The history of some first names.


Happy Lessons?

I saw this article in the Guardian today (I haven't quoted it all, only some key parts):

Schools urged to teach children how to be happy

Children should learn about moral values and the way to happiness from a new cohort of school teachers specifically trained for the job, according to new academic research.

Richard Layard, the director of the centre for economic performance at the London School of Economics, argues that the major purpose of schools must be to help develop good and happy people and they should aim to train character and provide moral education.


Getting children to care about the wellbeing of others requires an "educational revolution" where the central purpose of schools is to teach young people about the main secrets of happiness for which there is empirical evidence, Professor Layard said.

According to the research, to attain happiness, children should be taught to:

  • Care more about other people than themselves;
  • Not constantly compare themselves with other people;
  • Choose goals that stretch them but are attainable;
  • Challenge negative thoughts by focusing on the positive.

I find that interesting in a country where:
  • schools are required to compete with one another for pupils,
  • each school is ranked against and constantly compared to all of the other schools in the country, and
  • the goals are set for us based on a score on a test taken four years earlier and take into account nothing else.

It's also interesting that "the major purpose of schools must be to help develop good and happy people and they should aim to train character and provide moral education."

The major purpose of schools is to develop happy people?

That's a scary thought: We don't care what you learn as long as you feel good about yourself.

What are the odds that the main part of the "'educational revolution' where the central purpose of schools is to teach young people about the main secrets of happiness" is actually learning the material in order to be successful in life?

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Just a bit about my trip to Slovenia

Just a bit about my trip to Slovenia
Originally uploaded by

When I stopped to think about it, sitting 150 meters underground in an old coal mine, wearing a hard hat and jacket, eating a sandwich, surrounded by twenty Slovenian seventh graders was probably not how many other people were spending their half-term holiday.

I was spending the week at Osnovna Šola Preserje, a primary school in a village not far from Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. My class had participated in a European Union eTwinning project with a class from the school (which began when I met one of their teachers at a conference last October in Portugal).

I spent the first two days of my visit (Tuesday and Wednesday) on excursions to various regions of Slovenia with first the eighth grade and then the seventh grade. On Tuesday, we went to the seaside to visit a port, to Piran, an old city where we visited an aquarium, on to the Secovlje Salina to see how salt has been harvested for more than 700 years) and finally to Postojna Cave to see the wonderful limestone caverns. That was just on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, we headed the opposite direction to the geographic center of Slovenia, on to Valenje to the Mining Museum of Slovenia (and the earlier mentioned subterranean meal), then to Šempeter for a forest tour and the Jama Pekel (a completely different kind of cave).

Thursday, I visited children one of the branch schools. In Slovenia, it is usual for the youngest children to attend school near to where they live for the first years of school. Later, my eTwinning partner teacher and I presented our project to the teachers' conference and I also spoke on different ways to use photography in math.

Friday, I visited the other branch school to see the class that we had partnered with. We did some math (in English and Slovenian), they sang some songs for me, we asked each other some questions and had a snack. Later in the day, I visited two English classes at the main school.

During the week, my hosts also managed visits to the deepest lake in Slovenia, the Slovenian Technical Museum, the town of Vrhnika, and the town of Bled where we visited the castle and rowed to the island.

It was a wonderful week!

More details and photos will follow. (I'm having internet connection issues tonight so I'm posting this from my PDA - I hope it works!)

The picture is a view from the school's library window - Amazing!

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Do you frequently lose your car keys?

You're not alone.

Poland's armed forces set to aid the NATO mission in Afganistan will not be at full combat
readiness for several weeks due to stolen car keys.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

The most popular names for boys in the UK

Muhammad (in all its 14 spelling variants) is the second most popular name for baby boys born in the UK last year.

Below are three lists - the top 20 most popular names for baby boys born in 2006 for the UK, the USA and Slovenia. I think it's interesting how some names (Matthew/Matej and Jacob/Jake/Jakob) appear on all three lists. I also think it's interesting to notice the religious influence in the names (besides the obvious ones, the Slovenian list has several that aren't as readily obvious to Americans, for example Blaž or St. Blaise).

And just as a side note, bonus points to anyone who can tell me the correct pronunciation of Nejc (number 3 on the Slovenian list). (Except for Goranka, I know she knows how to pronounce it!)

(The numbers shown are the number of babies given that name)

The top 20 most popular names for baby boys in the UK in 2006:

1 Jack 6,928,
2 Muhammad (all spellings) 5,991,
3 Thomas 5,921,
4 Joshua 5,808,
5 Oliver 5,208,
6 Harry 5,006,
7 James 4,783,
8 William 4,327,
9 Samuel 4,320,
10 Daniel 4,303,
11 Charlie 4,178,
12 Benjamin 3,778,
13 Joseph 3,755,
14 Callum 3,517,
15 George 3,386,
16 Jake 3,353,
17 Alfie 3,194,
18 Luke 3,108,
19 Matthew 3,043,
20 Ethan 3,020

The top 20 most popular names for baby boys in the United States in 2006:
1 Jacob 24,418
2 Michael 22,220
3 Joshua 21,875
4 Ethan 20,254
5 Matthew 19,991
6 Daniel 19,652
7 Christopher 19,439
8 Andrew 19,425
9 Anthony 19,101
10 William 18,645
11 Joseph 18,037
12 Alexander 17,940
13 David 17,248
14 Ryan 16,219
15 Noah 16,088
16 James 15,945
17 Nicholas 15,414
18 Tyler 15,285
19 Logan 14,974
20 John 14,924
The top 20 most popular names for baby boys in Slovenia in 2006:

1 LUKA 2031
2 JAN 1576
3 NEJC 1462
4 ŽAN 1350
5 ŽIGA 1197
6 NIK 1055
7 ALJAŽ 1053
8 MATIC 974
9 MIHA 942
10 DAVID 922
11 ROK 918
12 JAKA 834
13 GAŠPER 815
14 ANŽE 768
15 TILEN 749
16 BLAŽ 747
17 JAKOB 725
18 TIM 706
19 MATEJ 655
20 JURE 655

The original Times article.

List of American names (from the Social Security Administration).

The Statistical Office of Slovenia list of names.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

How much is perfect attendance worth?

The Kanawha County School Board is considering paying its employees an extra $1,050 per year if they don't use any of their sick days (or $70 per each unused day up to a maxium of 15 days)

That's nothing new. When I taught in Virginia, I had perfect attendance one year and was paid $100. (Which I could choose to have spread out over ten paychecks. Really.)

Sunday, June 03, 2007

Why Learning Languages Is Important

The finest words in the world are only vain sounds if you cannot understand them.

-Anatole France, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924)

Soon I will be posting details of my wonderful week with Osnovna Šola Preserje (Preserje Primary School) in Slovenia.

(Quote from A Word A Day)