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Festive Fun!

For hoteliers the holiday season can be a contrasting period – some will be relaxing after the pre-Christmas craziness, whilst others are smack in the middle of one of their busiest periods of the year which will continue well into January. 125 more words

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Trivia Question for November 10, 2016 - Last Hangman

There is a movie called the Last Hangman. It is about Albert Pierrepoint and his career as a hangman in England.

QUESTION: Tonights question is how many people did he execute? 62 more words

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#EngTrivia: Adjectival Phrase

Heyya, fellas! How did your day go? For me, today was a fairly great day.

Oh hey! Did you notice the adjective phrase in my last sentence? 436 more words

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Why so Pretentious? The Continuing Decline of the Restaurant Menu…

Growing up in the UK I recall a big push in the late 70’s and early 80’s for the adoption of “plain English”.

The idea of this radical movement was to translate centuries of incomprehensible jargon, gobbledygook and corruption of the language into a simple understandable form that real people read, write and speak. 636 more words

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People With Interesting Names: Nick Confessore Of "The New York Times".

by Anura Guruge

What a great name. Saw him (and his name) on TV Wednesday morning. 

“Confessore” — ‘confessor’ in Italian.

Not a common name in the U.S. 111 more words

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#EngTrivia: How to use 'Albeit'?

Heyya, fellas! How was your day? Mine was great, albeit very tiring.

Now… if you ever wondered how to use the word ‘albeit’, today’s session is for you. 177 more words

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