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English - The Chaos

So, I have two kids, age 5 and 3. Having spent the last few years teaching them to read and write (well, my wife can probably take more credit for that), I am constantly frustrated by the ‘rules’ of English and the endless list of words that are exceptions to those ‘rules’. 1,553 more words

The pronounciation AT-ATrocities of Star Wars

I’m going to let you guys in on a pet peeve of mine: People arguing about how to pronounce anything in Star Wars.

Don’t get me wrong, I can discuss minute irrelevant details all day. 484 more words

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At last, foreign name pronouncation not intimidating!

The Tech Industry is filled with many names that originated from other cultures that frankly I didn’t know how to pronounce. Some times I would overcome this by asking a coworker from a similar culture, but this has risks, and sometimes I would ask the person themselves, but this is awkward on an introductory call. 18 more words

Never too tired for an ice cream! 

A new English lesson for beginners.


Bobbie is tired. Last night there was a big storm. The thunder, rain and dogs barking kept her awake. … 40 more words

English Lessons

what's in a name?

A mixture of letters, characters, consonants and vowels. Accents and emphasis. Understated and under-appreciated. Common and timeless. Brand new.

My mother narrowed it down to two possibilities: Genevieve or Gianna. 317 more words

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GIF or JIF?

One of the many things I find waaaay too annoying for what they’re worth is the mispronunciation of the acronym “GIF”.

So, let’s finally answer this life mystery question & let’s do it with logic. 57 more words

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