Etiqueta 'English language'
Old fashioned English sayings are confusing to the average Briton

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Do you 'know your onions' and believe - 'A stitch in time saves nine'?

Believe it or not, one of the English languages most expressive phrases has come back into fashion, mainly because of the carryings-on at Downing Street recently.

Frank Leavers02/02/2022 11:28

The health service has been the focus of an ongoing row concerning language.

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Mallorca and the muddle of place names

The health service has been the focus of an ongoing row concerning language.

Andrew Ede04/01/2022 11:40

“Many expats have lived on the island for 30 years and can't speak a word...”

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Speaking your language

“Many expats have lived on the island for 30 years and can't speak a word...”

Jason Moore30/12/2021 10:12

Is it true that we Brits still pay much-too-much attention as to how a person speaks?

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Frank Talking: Let's get ready to mumble!

Is it true that we Brits still pay much-too-much attention as to how a person speaks?

Frank Leavers03/09/2021 10:41

the dreadful generation

The dreadful generation

the dreadful generation

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“It is what it is” - What on Earth is that supposed to mean?

I understand that someone counted the word ‘like’ in a conversation held between two of the lusty participants in a short 3 minute conversation. They gave up, when it reached 100!

Frank Leavers13/09/2019 13:01