More Confusion Re Bre "Fee Earner"
We recently discussed the peculiar BrEism "fee earner", which seems to be restricted...
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Until The Cows Come Home
The phrase "until the cows come home" just came up. To be more specific, I used it...
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Writing A Character...
I'm working on a character who's completely emasculated by his controlling wife....
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Tuck Your Teeth In
Hello, newbie here. I'm currently translating a movie-script to German and I'm having...
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Bernard Levin And Arianna Stassinopoulos...
Arianna Huffington is in news currently; I was reminded of a reference in Bernard...
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Out Of Station == Out Of Town
Does the phrase `out of station' mean `out of town'? I didn't find any reference...
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Where
One of the biggest insurance companies in the world held a party for salesmen where...
TV Reality Sets In
NYT December 9, 2007 You CouldnĀ¹t Write This Stuff: TV Reality Sets In By EDWARD...
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Motivation Letter For A Ph.D.
Hy everyone, I'm writing a motivation letter to apply for a Ph.D position and since...
Letter Of Motivation
Hello everyone, I really need some help for my letter of motivation. English is not...
Could You Please Edit My Cover Letter...
the detail as below 99 xyz Road Maha bkk 2 January, 2011 Dear Sir, I am writing...
Help Me These Problem, Please?
1. point out the errors/weaknesses (two in each item), 2. why they are errors/weaknesses...
Help On Idiom Please
I've googled and checked my Oxford Dictionary of Idioms to no avail. What does 'to...
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Slogans: Do They Sound English?
Hi All, I am working over the slogans for the company I work for (offshore software...
Etymology Of Surnames?
Greetings, A friend has asked me if I knew a site dedicated to the etymology of surnames...
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Privilege On DVD At Last
I read that Peter Watkins' film "Privilege" has been released on DVD. It got very...
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Letter Of Intent - Masters Degree?
I have a letter of intent for MPH (masters of public health) program, I would really...
Feel That Way/By The Business
Hi One woman tells another that some time ago she was kissed by a certain guy and...
Three Questions
World and business leaders have been paying tribute to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs...
Tacky Business Trip?
Hi! I wonder if you can say that a business trip is tacky in a sense that it...