To use this mnemonic you will need to learn a nonsense rhyme off by heart.
Take a few moments to memorize this.
One is a bun
Two is a shoe
Three is a tree
Four is a door
Five is a hive
Six is sticks
Seven is heaven
Eight is a gate
Nine is wine
Ten is a hen
Learn this rhyme off by heart and link each number to people, objects or other
numbers. To remember a series of numbers, such as a phone number, you might
want to link these objects in a series using a story. For example:
The telephone number: 654383
You can then imagine a story to remember this series. For example, a man
who ought to know better makes a discovery in his garden pokes a stick
into a beehive and is chased by an army of bees. Fearing for the wellbeing
of his skin, he runs to the nearest door in his house and shuts it
fast. Relieved to have escaped the less than pleased bees, he turns around
to make unthinkable gestures at the bees through the door's glass window,
and then remembers: he forgot to call the glazing company... the bees swarm
in through the gap where glass should be, and the man runs out through the
door, past a tree and out of the garden gate. But the bees fly
faster, and, turning and running at the same time, the man races head first
into another tree.
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