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#EngTrivia: Phrasal verbs with 'by'

Hi, Fellas, do you still remember what phrasal verb is? It is a verb that is followed by either an adverb or a preposition. In this session I would like to discuss phrasal verbs with preposition ‘by.’ 142 more words

English

Abandoned Hotels – Part 2

Our recent article looking at abandoned hotels was widely read and following feedback that this was of interest to followers here are a few more for your reading pleasure…. 685 more words

Misc

Trivia Question for May 18, 2017 – Unstoppable

In the movie Unstoppable about a run a away train number 777, Denzel Washington plays the locomotive engineer of train 1206. During the movie he states that his wife passed away. 33 more words

Trivia

Trivia Question for May 11, 2017 – Which US President liked using the word "iffy"?

The phrase “Prime the Pump” recently came up as something our current president has claimed to have originated, but of course  has been with us for quite while. 59 more words

Trivia

Washing Your Hands

Adapted from BBC

Washing your hands- straightforward, or is it?

There’s plenty of evidence that washing one’s hands can reduce the spread of disease, only 5% of people wash their hands ‘properly’ ‘all the time’. 331 more words

Fun

The Bold and the Beautiful…. an ode to the Executive Housekeeper

For many years, female Executive Housekeepers were an integral part of a luxury hotel operation. Starting at the very beginning of the post war hotel industry and going back to the days when Juan Trippe pioneered 5 star hotels to accommodate his PAN AM passengers and a gutsy Texan by the name of Conrad Hilton would buy old run down small properties and convert them to the first real hotels, the matriarchal housekeeper was a feature in the management team. 847 more words

Hospitality

Is your job under threat from a robot?

Advances in technology have seen robots replacing humans in a variety of industries over the past 50 years – that is a fact. Just a quick look at the changes in the automotive business and you can see the enormous upheaval to whole industries and communities that these changes bring. 427 more words

Hospitality