THINGS I KNOW BECAUSE OF SCHOOL HOUSE ROCK

I feel sorry for the majority of you who are probably too young to have experienced this splendor in situ between Saturday morning cartoon episodes. It was an amazing time.
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    The preamble of the Constitution
    "We the people in order to form a more perfect union..."๐ŸŽถ http://bit.ly/1g2EneL
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    How to turn an adjective into an adverb.
    "โ€ฆwith our handy -ly attachment!" http://bit.ly/1eVjpOH
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    The importance of unpacking your adjectives.
    "He was a hairy bear. He was a scary bear. I made a hasty retreat from his lair." ๐ŸŽถ http://bit.ly/1KkIzBz
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    Interjections are generally set apart from the sentence by an exclamation point. Or by a comma when the feeling's not as strong.
    "Hey doctor that's not fair, giving a guy a shot down there!" http://bit.ly/1Nqde0i
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    King George was a monster.
    "...and when the colonists complained he said, 'I don't care.'" ๐ŸŽถ http://bit.ly/1SY6HwU
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    The Declaration of Independence says men have the right to chase women around the room.
    "โ€ฆwe had the right of life and liberty! โ€ฆ and the pursuit of happiness!" ๐ŸŽถ ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ˜™ (this is a real scene from a children's educational piece about American history. What the actual heck?! And even crazier: it didn't really seem weird at the time.) http://bit.ly/1GL3GIP
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    Life would be really hard without pronouns.
    "He, him, and his are pronouns replacing the noun Rufus Xavier Sarsaparilla, a very proper noun. And it is a pronoun replacing the noun...kangarooooooo!" ๐ŸŽถ http://bit.ly/1g2EoQ1
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    The writers might have been recreational drug users.
    "Somewhere in the ancient mystic trinity, you get three, a magic number. The past and the present and the future, faith and hope and charity, the heart and the brain and the body give you three, a magic number." ๐ŸŽถ http://bit.ly/1eVjsdk
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    I also learned what a Patella was
    Suggested by ย  @shirleykurata