Tag Archives: Learning English

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 »

Humility

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Humility ⭕ Humility is a good starting point. Humility comes when you go through the responsibilities and experiences. The humility is such a virtue which make you strong and powerful. Accept that you will be bad at first, just like we all are at everything we try for the first time. ⭕ Knowing… 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 »

Dear Friends

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Dear Friends What were you thinking about before you started reading this sentence?   ⭕ If you’re reading this, I love you and I’m glad you’re alive! If you’re reading this, it probably means you already support what I do, and that’s really awesome if you do! If you’re reading this,… Read more »

To see a man about a dog

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⭕ There’s no doubt about it: English is a challenging language to learn, and that’s largely because it’s full of bizarre colloquialisms that, when you stop and think about them, don’t appear to make much sense to anybody. ⭕ To see a man about a dog, or to see a man about a… Read more »

Amused Bemused

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Amused Bemused English language can be rather confusing at times, especially when it comes to similar sounding words. You may be confused by the words amused and bemused. They sound so much the same but mean something completely different. This could bemuse some and amuse others. Don’t let it befuddle… Read more »

Irony

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Irony What you think irony means: Something that is funny. What irony really means: Contrary to what you are expecting. Let me explain the irony in the comic above, it’s humorous because if you were to give your right arm, you could no longer be ambidextrous! Ambidextrous means to be able to… Read more »

Urban Myth

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Urban Myth Find below an actual conversation recorded on channel 106 of the maritime emergency frequency off the Galatian coast of Spain between Spaniards and Americans the 16th of October, 1997. Apparently, it has been released only recently. Spaniard: This is A-853, please alter your heading 15 degrees to the… Read more »

Habits Good Bad

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Habits Good Bad “You ultimately become what you repeatedly do. If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you.” In other words, what you do, you become. You end up where you’re headed. You alone can decide to stay the course, or change directions. Either way, you’ll end up exactly where you’re heading…. Read more »