What I lack for in French, I make up with knack for sarcasm. Unfortunately only one of these forms of communication is widely recognised in France. 478 more words
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If you’re located outside of Japan, think of some Japanese restaurants around you and chances are their names contain easily recognizable, if uninspired, nouns like “sakura,” “Tokyo,” or “Fuji.” For instance, near me are eateries like Umi, Kaze, Samurai Boston, and countless Teriyaki House’s. 581 more words
Many English speakers in Brussels have a propensity for what I’ve come to call ‘linguistic pseudo deprecation’. This typically involves an ostensible complaint about some linguistic error that said native English speaker has come to frequently make and claims to feel ashamed about. 373 more words
What something is used for.
Synonyms: function, role, use.
Origin: From the Latin word propositus which meant “to put forth”. 930 more words