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Word of the Week

This week I’m going a little Halloween-themed with my word choice:

les morts-vivants = the walking dead

Context: Le principe de cette manifestation ludique : un défilé d’amateurs de films d’horreur, déguisés en zombie, qui déambulent tels… 83 more words


Hitting things in China: dǎ

Word of the week: dǎ

In China the easiest way to get around is to hit a taxi (dǎ dī), or you could hit a car (dǎ chē), which is obviously not the same as getting hit by a car. 262 more words

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Chicago Word of the Week

And again the time has come for the Chicago word of the week. I’m bringing you another word that is used in the Chi for you to add to your vocabulary. 92 more words


Word of the Week: Hors D'oeuvre

Last week’s Word of the Week was canape and I wondered how it differed from a hors d’oeuvres. To satisfy this curiosity, today’s Word of the Week is hors d’oeuvres! 268 more words


Word Of The Week - Monday 20th October

Bumbershoot (buhm-ber-shoot)

This noun means an umbrella.

What can I really say about this word?  I probably wouldn’t go around saying it willy-nilly, but it really is a fantastic word.   260 more words

Emily Says


Unfortunately this week my word is arguments.

T has hi thus peek this week and is giving us the full preteen preview of what our life is going to be like in a couple of years. 246 more words

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