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Wordle #71 “July 27, 2015″

1. Streetwise

2. Ganglion (a mass of nerve tissue existing outside the central nervous system, Pathology: a cyst or enlargement in connection with the sheath of a tendon, usually at the wrist. 88 more words

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie


My grief comes in waves. Recently I’ve been in a trough, although there are thousand little peaks and lows between every crest. Every hour is not gloomy, but I can recognize the trough from the sheer quantity of lows. 193 more words


Tree Following 2015: Thirst and Linden Blossom

Last month I left the Tilia trees of Tavistock square on the knife-edge of hope that they would soon be producing the the lovely linden blossom. 503 more words

Tree Following

Poor Roger looks a bit underfed

Poor Roger doesn’t look at all well these days, does he? Nor does he look very happy. In fact he doesn’t look jolly at all!  So why did those cold-hearted pirates decide to call him JOLLY ROGER? 54 more words


How cool are you?

Advanced Level English

Are you as cool as a cucumber?

What exactly does it mean to be as cool as a cucumber?

“As cool as a cucumber” is an idiom which means that you are relaxed and composed in any given situation; neither perturbed nor flustered by what’s going on around you.


Steal or rob?

Do you rob a bank or steal a bank? Was your house robbed or stolen? Have you been stolen or robbed? What about your car, was it robbed or stolen? 58 more words


Turning up for work

Phrasal verbs are tricky to say the least. Here’s a quote from Sam Ewing with three different uses of “turn up” in the same sentence. 70 more words