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Chinese Sentences and Phrases, Lesson 1

Hi all!

We’ll start now by going through a book that was suggested to me by my good friends at the local Chinese tea house:¬† 241 more words

'Read them the Riot Act!'

Another set of phrases from the 18th Century for you to enjoy. Firstly, reading someone the riot act.

Whilst today this is simply a phrase used to warn people to try and stop them misbehaving in 1715 the Riot Act was law and would be read out before being enforced. 476 more words


Phrases that we can Retire

By Chuck Howe

Party Hard – Face it, you party pretty weak these days anyway…

Cancer Sticks – Come on, you’re going to give Emphyzema a complex. 307 more words


Just Words

The words run around in my mind

Putting pen to paper feels right

I try to draw the constellations in your eyes

Interpreting the phases of your lies… 69 more words


Weekly Challenge 21: 21 May

Every Thursday a new challenge will be posted consisting of prompts for flash fiction or poetry. As a guide line flash fiction should be around the 200 word count and poetry between 14 and 20 lines. 120 more words

Writing Exercises

The Top Four Most Important Phrases in Life

No one wants a terminal disease and Americans, in particular, have a great deal of trouble accepting the fact that we are all mortal. The reality is that we will all die someday, in some way. 178 more words

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