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Old 07-04-2011, 07:52 PM
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The acronym KISS was one used in the colleges I taught here in Australia. The message to teachers and students was: Keep It Simple Stupid. As you say, CandraH, simple does not mean stupid. The acronym was intended to underline an appraoch to writing underpinned by the Australian ethos of humour, cynicism, skepticism, self-criticism and not getting too high an opinion of yourself.

Australia is a curious country, quite unlike the USA: in some ways it is about lose-lose instead of win-win. The power of positive thinking has to be reconfigured here. Perhaps this is partly because it is a country founded by convicts and not religious enthusiasts. I leave this complex subject for now.-Ron
married for 48 years, a teacher for 32, a student for 18, a writer & editor for 16, and a Baha'i for 56(in 2015).

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