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A Competition. To compete: What drives you?

Generally speaking, the majority of my close friends are mad about competing in sports competitions. My sister competes in, at least, one triathlon a year and she used to be a rower and competed in national regattas. 140 more words


Mondegreens and other pervertions of the English language

As a South African I was born into a reality where we are fortunate to learn two languages.  From a very early age.  English is for most of us, the second one.  780 more words


Wondrous Words Wednesday

Wondrous Words Wednesday is a weekly meme where you can share new words that you’ve encountered or spotlight words you love.  Feel free to get creative!   204 more words


You Seldom Hear Seldom

Language change is neither progress or decay; it is simply change and is happening all the time. New words are constantly being coined and come into regular use, while some gradually disappear from favour with equal frequency. 135 more words


Wild Wednesdays

Falling Clouds

Do you have problems with word order? If so, this fun game is great practice!

Move around the words to put the sentences in the correct order. 24 more words


Vocab: Iced Coffee

I picked up an iced coffee on the way home today and immediately fell in love with the beverage’s intermingling colors and textures. Obviously, the rational next step is Instagramming a close-up. 62 more words