mnemonic (neh-MON-ik), adjective, noun
A rhyme, sentence, or other word pattern designed to help one memorize facts.
When Sookie resorted to the mnemonic to remember the order of the planets, Pam looked at her like she sprouted a second head.
Happy writing and happy Wednesday everyone!
Disclaimer: These words all come from the More Words to Make You Sound Smart 2013 Daily Calendar. In the spirit of not completely copying the calendar that I have-and to make these little weekly reads a little more interesting for us-the word and definition are from the calendar and the sentence that follows will be my own.