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History Lesson on Why English in England is different from US English

I came across this well-written article by Lauren Davis. She does an excellent job of explaining why English in the U.S. is different than in England. 1,956 more words


I am a Professional

We often hear phrases such as, “Be professional, you’ll need it in work”, “She’s/He’s a professional, so be professional too”, and “You’ll never get anywhere without professionalism”. 382 more words

Traitor by Merriam

You look at me like I have betrayed you. Have I? Or have I only betrayed the expectations you had of the person you wanted me to be? 519 more words


Melancholy by Merriam

The teardrop diamond earrings hung from her ears and glistened in the electric light, a hundred reflections dancing on the wall. I have seen perfection, and it was not in the mirror. 279 more words


Franklin BES-2150 Speaking Merriam-Webster Spanish-English and Advanced Learner's English Dictionary (BES-2150) Review | Learn Spanish

“The BES 2150 is the answer to all the shortcomings of its predecessor.” I purchased the BES 2150 instead of the BES 2100 primarily because it has a backlight in the display. 125 more words

Research Journal 12: Merriam on Interviewing

When conducting an interview, Merriam says that it is extremely important to record it. This allows you to go back and analyze what the interviewee is saying. 303 more words