A second developmental theme evident in the content of the children's orally invented
stories was that at around third grade children began to consider peers, rather than parents, as their primary social contacts.
But the greater pleasures came in sharing "copy-adapt-invent" experiences in classrooms, and seeing the activities invented
* Oliver Evans (1775-1819) -- He invented
a high-pressure steam engine, which advanced transportation propelling steamboats up the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.
In mid-1537, while under a form of house-arrest at Windsor, Surrey invented
the English sonnet form and heroic quatrain when he wrote of his sense of loss in Fitzroy's death and England's loss in the decay of its aristocracy.
In 1883, an American schoolteacher invented
standardized time zones to synchronize train schedules.
Quoting the work of Keith Whitlam, Said observes that, "'The invented
ancient Israel has silenced Palestinian history and obstructed alternative claims to the past"' (p.
"The man who mistakenly claimed to have inspired the movie Love Story and to have invented
the Internet says he didn't quite mean to say he discovered a toxic waste site." [WP, Dec.
Not only are the systems they invented
remarkably similar to those of our recent past, but their obsession with preserving records of their own times provides us with an invaluable source of information about life in the ancient world.
the radical of 'Is it raining?' denotes the proposition that it is raining; the radical of 'Which man invented
the hot dog?' has a denotation something like [[lambda]x.man(x): x invented
the hot dog].)
When Alexander Graham Bell invented
the telephone in 1876, many "experts" thought it had no commercial use.
Most choreographers invent themselves, but choreography itself invented
patents which, in turn have a half-year to a year shorter cycle time than European-invented patents.