Concerning Idioms
Recently, we've been revisiting some old disputes in alt.english.usage concerning...
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LGA Banned Words
BBC NEWS LGA banned words: full list Here is the full list of 200 words which, the...
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'Centring'
I've long been familiar with the UK spellings 'centre' and 'theatre' as compared...
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Black Watch Accent
I heard one of the Black Watch soldiers speaking about a lost comrade, and as he...
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Reagan's Speech On The Berlin Wall
In 1987, Peter Robinson wrote the speech in which Ronal Reagan demanded that Gorbachev...
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Fustian, Peccadillo, Scordatura
Three words flapping around my mental attic this morning ... fustian - it's a coarse...
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Use Our Audio Feature!
Dear students, Do you want to know how good your pronunciation is? Please use our...
5 Questions Weird Setnece, Can Someone...
Could someone tell me if the following are correct? 1 The magnetic field attracts...
Tenses And Time Differences?
Could someone just please clear something up for me I did post a thread a couple...
Identical In Form But Different?
Hi. How can we tell if we are talking about one thing or two things when they are...
Pronunciation Of "Turquoise Garage"
Got a few minites to kill? I'm surprised at how many different pronounciations of...
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I Can Not Get This Sentence !?
Composition is the organization of shapes and forms into a whole - an expressive...
Keep Quiet Or Be Quiet?
Happy New Year,everyone. I would like you to do me a favour and help me with the...
Usage Of Definite/Indefinite Article?
Does this conversation sound natural? A: Can you tell me how to restart this machine...
Star Trek Question?
I've watched Star Trek (2009) and near the end there was a ceremony for Captain...
Rarely Articulated Rules For Metaphor...
I'm discussing hyperbole first in order to help clarify what I mean by the phrase...
Pronunciation Of "Azure"
Hello, I am a learner of English and I have a doubt about the pronunciation of the...
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What Does 'Stoned' Means?
Hi This is the British movie script. A(man) , B(woman), C(woman) are close friends...
Have Your Cape And Wear It Too...
Clark Kent goes back in time to undo the revealing of his secret. Chloe: You know...
Restrictive Or Non-Restrictive?
Hi. Please look at them and tell me if commas are placed correctly. I think no. 2...