Category Archives: Dictionary

Add the word “unpresidented” to the dictionary

Unpresidented   Hello Everyone! Short, sweet and strait to the point! Donald Trump today misspelled the word ‘unprecedented’ as ‘unpresidented’ in a tweet on China. Trump swiftly deleted the tweet and replaced it with one using the correct spelling. But the Twitter account for the Merriam-Webster dictionary, the standard-bearer for… Read more »

Deja Vu

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Have you ever experienced deja vu? Who has never felt, at least once, the feeling of deja vu a previously unknown location, ever met a person that you do not yet know, or already experienced a totally new event? In other words, have you ever experienced a sudden feeling of… Read more »

A fine line

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A fine line ⭕ A fine line, also a thin line, in this sense, fine means thin. So a fine line is a very thin line, used figuratively to refer to a small difference or distinction between things: There’s a fine line between testing someone and entrapping them. Sometimes there’s only a very fine line between genius and madness. Usually, one of the things is good or OK,… Read more »

Bugs Are For Girls

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Bugs Are For Girls ⭕ After a mother of a young girl contacted the Entomological Society of Canada looking for help and guidance for her insect-loving daughter who was being teased by her classmates, her story went viral on Twitter, and she received support from around the world. A young girl who… Read more »

Happy Internaut Day

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Happy Internaut Day ⭕ Can you imagine a day without access to the Internet? Most of us today take the internet for granted — for kids especially it has always been there but of course for the older generations we can remember a world before the internet. Dear Internauts, the Internet is a huge… Read more »

Quality Time

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Quality Time Quality time (QT) as defined in Wikipedia is an informal reference to time spent with close family, partners or friends that is in some way important, special, productive or profitable. It is time that is set aside for paying full and undivided attention to the person or matter… Read more »

Artifice

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Artifice ⭕ According to Vocabulary Dictionary, “Artifice” means If a politician pretends to be angry as a way of rousing the anger of the voters and getting more votes, he’s guilty of artifice — a subtle and crafty trick. Before taking on its current meaning, artifice meant a skilled piece of workmanship. A beautiful… Read more »

English Practice

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Practice

The reason I created this English activity page is to help you practice and feel more confident in communicating in English. As the saying goes, “Practice makes perfect.” The expression means that the way to become the best is to practice often, the more you practice, the better you will become, it is… Read more »

Hangry

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Happy as long as I’m not Hangry!   ⭕ Are you familiar with the word “Hangry“? According to the Urban Dictionary, “Hangry” occurs when a person is both hungry and angry at the same time. It happens when a person becomes so hungry that his lack of food causes him to… Read more »

Cold War

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⭕ The origin of the term “Cold War” ⭕ Two months after the atomic bombs were dropped over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, George Orwell wrote an essay entitled “You and the Atom Bomb.” 70 years ago today, George Orwell used the phrase ‘cold war’ to describe international relations after World War II. In… Read more »