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  • Ever wondered just what the Irish are talking about?? Well wonder no more . . . Here is a guide to the most popular Irish Slang words used today in everyday speech. We are known for our gift of the gab and I have shown the words, their meanings and also given examples of this weird and wacky language of the Irish.

    Top 80 Irish Slang Words: The Gift of the Gab

    Top 80 Irish Slang Words: The Gift of the Gab

    by Suzanne Ridgeway105

  • There is an old proverb "English is a but-put language." The two words are spelt the same, but pronounced differently. Here are some common words or phrases we pronounce or use incorrectly.

    The Art of English (Mis)pronunciation

    The Art of English (Mis)pronunciation

    by Glossophiliac0

  • Everything you need to know about the Chicago accent including pronunciation, slang, culture, and how to sound like you're from the Windy City

    The Chicago Accent, Slang, and Culture

    The Chicago Accent, Slang, and Culture

    by Melanie Shebel82

  • British and American English can be vastly different, much to the surprise and humor of everyone involved! Here are a few fun tidbits about how our neighbors speak across the pond.

    British and American English Differences

    British and American English Differences

    by Ann Leavitt53

  • Calling all logophiles and lexophiles—it’s time to have some fun wordplay fun. Paraprosdokians use puns and other techniques to alter meaning in an unexpected and funny way.

    What is a Paraprosdokian?

    What is a Paraprosdokian?

    by Catherine Giordano23

  • English is a fascinating cocktail of other languages, both modern and ancient. In this article, I take a light-hearted look at the how the world of ancient Greece affects our vocabulary today.

    My Big Fat Greek Vocabulary

    My Big Fat Greek Vocabulary

    by Mary Phelan0

  • Ope is a phrase that supposedly exists only in the Midwest. Here, we examine usages of this phrase and other slang from the Midwest.

    Ope! The Midwest Accent & Slang Terms

    Ope! The Midwest Accent & Slang Terms

    by Melanie Shebel7

  • Have you ever wanted to impress a friend or co-worker with your intellect? Do you want to push your next paper up a few grades? In this article I've listed 21 words that will help you to do so.

    21 Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

    21 Words That Will Make You Sound Smarter

    by K S Lane3

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