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Droplets of Verse: 'Slaughtered in the Sunshine'

Throughout history, British men have struggled with summer fashion
A string vest and knotted handkerchief on head were traditionally relied on
These days they wear flip flops, sunglasses and designer shorts… 238 more words


10 Commonly Confused Sayings

The English language is amazing. Think of all the words we have to play with and all the phrases and sayings born of them. We use idioms comfortably on a daily basis, the origins of which are long forgotten to the majority of us. 1,154 more words

Language Articles

20 misused English words that make smart people look silly by Dr. Travis Bradberry

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create much of an issue for us. 992 more words


Here Is Your New Word For Today

In which The Author passes on a challenge

During Friday evening’s edition of PM on Radio 4, regular presenter Eddie Mair played a small clip of an earlier interview with the British style guru Peter York. 423 more words


How India Changed the English Language

India’s influence on the English language has been inconspicuous but major. Little did we realize how it happened, but the contribution of India towards the English language cannot be overseen!  630 more words

The Truth About Grammar

Learning from Experience

The Truth About Grammar

Knowing about grammar is just like knowing about healthy and unhealthy food.

Just when you think you’ve learned it, the rules change.