What is an idiom? What is their meaning? "Break a leg!" "He just kicked the bucket." Have you ever wondered what these phrases and others have meant or how they originated?
A discussion of the importance of the English language.
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...
It may surprise many people to learn that most Cajuns under the age of 50 don't speak French; even those who do don't usually speak it as their first language. However, almost all of us grow up speaking some French, and...
Have you ever considered shagging lessons? Did you ever ask your teacher for a rubber? The differences between American English and British English can be quite funny!
Which phrase is correct in proper English grammar–"in person" or "in-person"? Is it an adjective or an adverb? The answer depends on context.
Why people use code switching, types of code switching and examples, and suggestions for teachers teaching a foreign/second language.
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.
A little-known dialect from the Midlands of England echoes the language spoken by the Anglo-Saxons.
Ahhh, isn't love grand? Yes, it is. But do you know where the most famous love idioms and phrases originated from? The Bible? History? Medical Studies? Yes, that's where they come from!