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Month: November 2011

10 Musical Idioms

  • November 28, 2011
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English and music evolve constantly and have a tendency to affect each other; a surprising number of idioms have come from music. To download high resolution poster click here. Embed this image to your site: [Infographic provided by] Chin Music Meaningless talk is “chin music”. “Stop the chin music and give me some solutions.”…

15 Most Unbelievable Words in English [infographic]

  • November 21, 2011
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There are many unbelievable words in the English language–some so strange that they are rarely used. There are words for things most of us did not even know we need a word for. “There’s a word for that?” Some may deepen our vocabulary, but sometimes it is just entertaining to pick through the dictionary for…

Words that sound alike

  • November 14, 2011
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This article is presented by our partner Ginger Software – creator of an intelligent spell checker, that recognizes words in context and provides the most appropriate corrections for spelling and grammar mistakes according to the intended meaning of your sentence. English spelling can be tricky in many ways. Homophones – words that sound the same,…

Eight phrases we owe to William Shakespeare

  • November 9, 2011
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Love is blind The “blindness” of love is not just a sentiment of English literature; modern research shows that the parts of the brain which control critical thinking are suppressed by feelings of love. Shakespeare used this saying several times, including in The Merchant Of Venice. I am glad ’tis night, you do not look…