What's your favorite mnemonic?
Since spelling is being discussed on another thread, I thought it might be educational to ask about other mnemonics to remember things. It doesn't have to be limited to spelling tricks, though; let's stretch it out to include word usage as a whole.
I've used the "a rat" for years to remember how to spell "separate."
How to remember stalagmites and stalactites? Think of ants in the pants! The mites go up, and the tights go down.
Have trouble spelling Egypt? Third grade lesson: Edge? Wipe it!
And at age 65 I still sing Jiminy Cricket's little song to spell encyclopedia! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cy2jWJtO3lE