Laying Charges
I just read an article about a man in Canada who chased his hat underneath a slow...
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Guide For German Writers Of English
Greetings. I work in a German research centre, and as one of only two native English...
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Xenophobia
According to The Columbia Guide to Standard American English , "xenophobia" has four...
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Geminate And Unassimilated Nasal Consonants...
Just as the /n/ in "sink" gets assimilated to a velar /N/ to match the following...
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"Acapella"
Hello. I'm a new poster on this grop. I've got a question - can anyone tell me,...
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Is "Stressy" A Proper English Word?
Hi, I seem to remember having heard the word "stressy" in contexts like "This was...
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Is "Cent Percent" A Correct Term?
Hi, Is 'cent percent' used by native speakers? I have heard few people using it...
Looking For An English Vocabulary...
Hi, there: I am looking for an English vocabulary for my desktop PC. Basically the...
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Meals
What do typical meals in England consist of? Breakfast: still bacon, eggs? lunch...
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How Do You Write "My Name Has Two 'N's...
Hi, A friend recently pointed out in an email that his name has two 'n's in it. I...
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A Quote By A. Einstein - Exact Wording...
Hello, I came across a saying by Einstein that goes (more or less) like that: "everybody...
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Looking For A Limerick
Hi, my English teacher sometimes told us a Limerick which I only partly remember...
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Help Needed
Hello! I am looking for someone who can help me a little with my homepage which is...
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ELT Publications And Books - Teachers...
Hello, What questions would you ask when facing some representative trying to attract...
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Help On "Come To A Fine Pass"
Hi, all! I am a non-English speaker who is trying hard to learn English. I want to...
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So/Such
alt.usage.english has failed so far to answer it, that is why I dare to bother you...
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Shakespearean Curses
Hello everyone, I teach my students curses that appear in Sheakespearean English...
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Please Help Me To Correct My English Mistakes...
Hi all acctually , it's a homework , to write a formal message to a company asking...
Have/Has A ... Bone In Someone's Body...
Hi, Given the definition of this phrase... not have a ... bone in your body...
Help On "A Pox On The Lot Of You"
Hi,all! Could sb. tell me what "a pox on the lot of you" means? I am non-English...
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