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Things the US just does different than … well the rest of the world

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How did English evolve? – Making sense of spelling #edchat

What is the difference between “a hearty welcome” and “a cordial reception”? In a brief, action-packed history of the English language, Kate Gardoqui explains why these semantically equal phrases evoke such different images.     Why is there a “b” … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

  “Change Your Words, Change Your World”   ~   Andrea Gardner       Book:   Change Your Words, Change Your World     Each moment of every day we use words to shape and share our experiences. The … Continue reading

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Foreign Expressions that don’t exist in English

English is lacking when it comes to expressions of specific situations. For example,   (1) Doenjangnyeo “In Korea, there’s a joke poking fun at women who eat 2,000-won (about $2) ramen for lunch and then spend 6,000 won on Starbucks … Continue reading

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