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Learning English as a second language

Learning English should be less difficult than Spanish or French, it has simpler and fewer rules, but at the same time there are words and phrases difficult for newcomers.

Andrew Valente26/11/2020 15:26

China Town, London.

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In the early 18th century, London’s Bow Street was referred to as ‘China Street’ because of its proximity to Covent Garden.

Andrew Valente29/09/2020 17:41

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People who say that money doesn’t bring happiness are often those who don’t have any to spare.

Andrew Valente09/09/2020 15:07

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I can use a grammar-check as well as a spellcheck but I don’t always agree with the grammar-check.

Andrew Valente07/08/2020 01:25

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Alistair Cooke wrote the foreword of a Bedside Guardian, a collection of the previous year’s reports.

Andrew Valente29/07/2020 14:48

The term scarecrow goes back much further than the 19th century.

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Where does shebang come from and is shenanigan as Irish as it sounds?

Andrew Valente03/06/2020 15:16

Hotel Receptionist


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One term we talked about was ‘just the ticket’.

Andrew Valente29/08/2019 11:18