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Many's the Long Night I've Dreamed of Cheese

By SparkLifeFebruary 2, 2010
Mr. Literary's grandpoppy is our favorite. Related post: Mr. Literary Goes to the Doctor... More  →

What It's Like to Live In...San Diego

By ContributorFebruary 2, 2010
While we're wearing snow boots, Sparkler nicole2212 is frolicking around with surfers and eating fish tacos. IT'S NOT FAIR We're so happy for her! —SparkNotes editors Hey Sparklers! Or shall I say, It’s like mucho excitomundo to like meet ya! Yes, I... More  →
What It's Like to Live In...San Diego

Cute Thing of the Week

By Emily WinterFebruary 1, 2010
It's Child Prodigy Week on SparkLife! The diaper-wearing folk of the world are getting some cute cred this week thanks to a few adorable videos sent to us by LOTViolists and a Lemonxing. That's right, we're bringing you a caption-worthy photo... More  →
Cute Thing of the Week

P.S. We Love Clichés

By ContributorFebruary 1, 2010
It's already February (!!!!!!!!), which means the pink-and-reddest holiday of all is right around the corner. synchrogirl117 kicks off our Valentine's Day coverage with a post we love so much, we want to spill a drink on it. —SparkNotes editors We all know... More  →
P.S. We Love Clichés

The Four Types of Foreign Language Teachers

By kat_rosenfieldFebruary 1, 2010
Whether you're learning to say "bonjour," perfecting your Spanish r rolls, or spitting on classmates in an attempt to properly inflect your German, foreign languages are an integral part of the high school experience. But when it comes to those who teach them, not all... More  →
The Four Types of Foreign Language Teachers

Oh No! It's Bad Metaphors and Similes!

By Jon_SkindzierFebruary 1, 2010
"All the world's a stage," mused Shakespeare as he finished watching Jersey Shore, "and all the men and women merely players." But wait! Don’t look around for a stage director or worry that you've apparently forgotten your lines; this was merely a metaphor, a device... More  →
Oh No! It's Bad Metaphors and Similes!

How to Get Rid of the Hiccups

By ContributorFebruary 1, 2010
Thanks, abby0912, for this helpful guide. We hate hiccups! —SparkNotes editors Hiccups can be so annoying, maddening, and debilitating that lots of stories have used them as the primary predicament for the protagonist. Hiccups were the conflict in an episode of Johnny... More  →
How to Get Rid of the Hiccups

A Guide to the Sadie Hawkins Dance

By ContributorFebruary 1, 2010
Sparkler indianpianist has written this empowering guide to the Sadie Hawkins dance! —SparkNotes editors If you live in the US and go to a public high school, chances are your “Sadie Hawkins” dance is coming up.  For those of you who don’t know, Sadie... More  →
A Guide to the Sadie Hawkins Dance

February Horoscopes

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 1, 2010
The shortest month of the year has arrived. Will you still have enough time to find true love, become stinking rich, and get revenge on your enemies? Read on to find out… Aries (March 21 – April 19) Your ankles are stronger than you assume. Don't be... More  →
February Horoscopes

A Day in the Life of a Private Jewish School Kid

By ContributorFebruary 1, 2010
Sparkler lanzoscrublet was inspired by our Day in the Life series, which synchrogirl117 started with her post A Day in the Life of a Public School Kid. We love this post, lanzoscrublet! —SparkNotes editors I'm an average 15-year-old girl, and have average... More  →
A Day in the Life of a Private Jewish School Kid