When trying to remember which state is which on a blank U.S. map, I tell my students to imagine Montana and Wyoming as brothers who don't get along very well, sharing a bunk bed. I use my most annoying, piercing, nasal voice and whine, "WHYYYYYY??? WHYYYYYY???? Why does Monty get the TOP BUNK??? WHYYYYY??!!!"
Anyway, this may be my very stupidest memory trick of all - remembering the steps of how a bill moves through Congress: