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  • September 14, 2015
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An interjection is a word or short phrase that indicates some sort of emotion. They are common in conversation but are used sparingly in formal writing, if at all. Some common interjections are ouch, wow, dear, uh, oh, ooh, well, hi, ah and hey. Depending on where they are and what punctuation is used, they…

8 important phrasal verbs of movement [infographic]

  • March 30, 2015
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Phrasals are phfun! These little nuggets have no rules and simply develop through use within the English language. Here are eight phrasal verbs based on movement. What is a Phrasal Verb? “Phrasal verbs” are small phrases composed of a verb and adverb or preposition. The meaning of a phrasal verb is usually entirely different than…

Idioms with a national twist [infographic]

  • February 16, 2015
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Some idioms have an international flavor; this infographic explains ten of them. [Infographic provided by]   To download high-resolution poster click here. 1. “It’s All Greek to Me” “I can’t understand any of it.” “Don’t ask me for help with your Math homework. It’s all Greek to me.” “Please read these directions, it’s all…

10 Most Annoying Words on the Internet [infographic]

  • October 14, 2014
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Words wander constantly into English, but there are some that internet users would love to see wander right back out again.   <a href=””><img src=”” alt=”” /></a>[Infographic provided by <a href=””><em></em></a>] Feel free to download our high-resolution poster here “SELFIE” Currently the most hated word on the internet, it is associated it with the…

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