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50 things to do before you die: go skinny dipping

Skinny dipping is nude swimming.  Do you mean that you take  all your clothes off and go swimming in a public place, for example at the beach, or in some fresh water, like a lake or a river?  151 more words


OK Enters National Vernacular

By History.com


On this day in 1839, the initials “O.K.” are first published in The Boston Morning Post. Meant as an abbreviation for “oll correct,” a popular slang misspelling of “all correct” at the time, OK steadily made its way into the everyday speech of Americans. 320 more words

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Co-create an animated dictionary for language learners

The idea of having a video-based dictionary for action vocabulary isn’t anything new, but I thought I would do a short guide on how to co-create an animated dictionary with your students using animated GIFs and… 365 more words


'Mine de rien'


I’ve just been going through my drafts and I found this post I’d forgotten about :D

Le visage: the face

It’s easy to remember because we use the word visage in English. 53 more words

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Greek Morphemes, It’s Not Greek To Me, A TOS Review

Allow me to walk through Greek Morphemes Lessons (It’s NOT Greek to Me!) from Ready to Teach

Products include PowerPoint Files on a CD and Thumbdrive, Instructor’s Manual, and student Book. 896 more words


I Swear -- Word(s) of Wisdom

It’s April Fool’s Day, and CBC radio’s morning program raised the ire of many listeners with a (false) story about a petition to prohibit cursing in a local park. 250 more words