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Check out your writing mistakes at work

It’s common for people to underestimate the impact of an obvious writing mistake in the workplace. Even if you are someone who isn’t bothered by a misplaced comma or a misspelled word, you inevitably have coworkers that will notice and judge your quality of work by these mistakes. 517 more words

Learning English

"Blinding" - British slang

Example sentences from the web:

  • I was waiting for a blinding revelation that never came.
  • He showed a blinding display of skills.

“Blinding” in the news: … 7 more words


Earth Day/Día de la Tierra

Have you ever asked yourself what the word home means to you? Most people would say it’s a space shared with loved ones where love, safety, tranquility, and basic needs are satisfied. 512 more words

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24-7 (Twenty-four Seven)

This phrase means continuously: 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. e.g. Our lawyers are working 24-7 to crack the case. 279 more words

Learning English

How Facebook groups can help you with language learning

Many of us spend hours on Facebook. Seeing as you’re already there, why not use some of this time to help with your language learning? You’re much more likely to do it if you’re on the site already, than to make time to look for information about English elsewhere. 840 more words

Tips For Students

Spring Fever 春愁

Spring Fever has been a subject of prose1 and poetry2 for many years. But what is it? An illness, a condition3 a feeling4? Or maybe it is what Alfred, Lord Tennyson said in 1842, “In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love”. 309 more words


Wha Fe Call I' - Valerie Bloom

Thank you to Jayne King for drawing my attention to the poem, “Wha Fe Call I’” By Valerie Bloom. The poem examines the oddities of that wonderful language, English, ( 6 more words