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The word is: Oniomania, or CBD(Compulsive Buying Disorder)

At some level, I think all girls have it! :D


"Laws of grammar".

Communication is very finicky:

There are supposedly “laws of grammar”, but new words are added to “official” dictionaries quite frequently…


Editing humor. 6 more words


#25DaysofEnglish, Day 4: Mapping the word

Today’s task is to create a word map to help build your vocabulary! Here are your words:

Beginners: nice

Intermediate: predictable

Advanced: connive

You can follow this example: 29 more words


How to get a distinction in your Delta module 2 Background Essays

I suppose the title could be considered clickbait, but the idea is to try to help you to do well during Delta module 2. I got a distinction in my first three Background Essays, and imagine LSA4 (which is externally assessed) was up to the same standard. 1,067 more words

Phrasal Verbs

Word a Week | Week 22

Welcome to the 22nd installment of Word a Week. You can find the other Word a Week words here.

This week’s word is:


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Digging Deep

One the gaps in my instruction has been the lack of a specific focus on Greek and Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes in my vocabulary program. 511 more words

Keeping Track of New Vocabulary

I started creating a personal glossary when I was learning German and desperately trying to memorize long lists of vocabulary. It worked so well I decided to try it again. 122 more words