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Interestingly, problems with the difference between to SEARCH and to SEARCH FOR appeared in two of my classes today. Take a look at the following sentences: 180 more words


Richard Armitage mugs, mug, mugging

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Richard Armitage

Resource Review: Rocket Chinese

A while ago I started learning French, and picked up the Rocket French course (which had gotten some pretty good reviews) to get started.  Around the same time, my girlfriend, who had wanted to learn Chinese for quite some time, bought… 2,463 more words


Book Review: A Very Merry Manhattan Christmas by Darcie Boleyn

Book number 5 in my Goodreads Reading Challenge is A Very Merry Manhattan Christmas by Darcie Boleyn.

‘Lucie Quigley hates Christmas. It’s the time of year when everything goes wrong in her life. 448 more words


A woman and a boat

It’s a Friday afternoon and I’ve got home from school. There’s marking to do, and some work for my Master’s, but instead I google, again, ‘Learn Thai Apps’. 703 more words


Words on Words | Portmanteau

I learned a new word-related thing today, so I’m sharing it!

A portmanteau (i/pɔːrtˈmæntoʊ/, /ˌpɔːrtmænˈtoʊ/; plural portmanteaus or portmanteaux /–ˈtoʊz/) or portmanteau word is a…

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#EngVocab: 'poisonous' vs. 'venomous'

Hi, fellas! In this post, we cover the difference between poisonous and venomous.

My pet died after being bitten by a poisonous snake.
Do you spot an incorrect word choice in the previous sentence? 257 more words