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WEDNESDAY FUN DAY – CAN YOU DATE SOMEONE WHOSE ENGLISH IS VERY POOR?

Copied with permission from my friend and old school mate, Oluwatoyin Adegbenro’s Facebook post.

“I don’t know how you guys see it…but I admire guys who speak pure, polished and neat English. 136 more words

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Law of the Seven Rays

Law of Seven Ray (expanded)

  1. Microbe (Atom/Disorder) (That which is)
  2. Earth (Direct Perception) (What we see)
  3. Earth-Sun-Moon (Solar System in Relative to Earth (direct perception))(What we sense)
  4. 356 more words

Reality

Reality

open the door, to the floor of time

in sublime fatality of verse

white cracker free from crime

rehearsing choir’s universe

were you at my friend… 150 more words

Branch

One two there four

open the door

above the ground

beneath relief

something like a breath

of a thief

yeah I’m in this land as a changer… 533 more words

Words I Love 64 - Predilection

New special word…

predilection

ˌpriːdɪˈlɛkʃ(ə)n/

noun

noun: predilection; plural noun: predilections

  1. a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favour of something.

    “your predilection for pretty girls”

  2. 55 more words
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Happy but Striving

When did I start hunching?

As though bracing against a wind

When did I forget myself; enough to

forget to aim for a win?

As though I had given up and simply… 180 more words

The Bastardization of American English

On the popular television drama Downton Abbey, Elizabeth McGovern plays Lady Grantham, the lone American member in a family of English aristocrats. I noticed, especially in Season 2, that while Cora’s accent remains for the most part American, her diction shows clear departures from American vocabulary. 193 more words