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.
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.
Everything you need to know about the Chicago accent including pronunciation, slang, culture, and how to sound like you're from the Windy City
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?
Many times people use words interchangeably when a certain word would be more appropriate. Do you know when to use "envy," "jealousy," and "covetousness"?
Part three of the hard words trilogy, we cover another hard 50 you need to know plus another rigged quiz.
I’ll discuss two peculiar things about the English language that provide the ability to write outlandish and bizarre sentences.
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.
Building up your vocabulary skills does take a while, but is as simple as learning one new word every few days and then taking advantage of opportunities to use it.
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.
Do you have trouble with writing and punctuating a long sentence? I explain how to correctly write difficult sentences correctly.
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.
Ope is a phrase that supposedly exists only in the Midwest. Here, we examine usages of this phrase and other slang from the Midwest.
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.