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makeasks MAKE Asks: Mnemonics
Make: Asks is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other.

Back in school they taught us “My very excellent mother just served us nine pizzas,” to remember the order of the planets from the sun (though now we have to remove Pluto of course).

This week’s question: What scientific or technical mnemonics have you retained, and do you use any on a regular basis?

Post your responses in the comments section.

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens’ educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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