Question from English4Today member Vin in the USA: What is it called when letters are substituted for words, i.e., LOL stands for Laugh out loud. Hi Vin, they are everywhere and they are called ‘acronyms‘! An acronym was originally a.
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‘Scrooge‘ – not a word in everyday use, unless we have a very mean relative or friend, and a word that is perhaps drifting to the sidelines of the language a little. But at this time of the year you.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! And I send this to all of our readers, no matter whether you celebrate Christmas in your culture or not – may you all have a wonderful and prosperous 2009. Christmas is almost.
Yes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And if you are in a country where Christianity is the dominant religion you will certainly see signs of it everywhere you go! Now, I don’t want to take the fun.
[display_podcast] Being positive is not always easy in a world that gives us plenty of reasons not to be! Mainly to change the pace a little from the daily dose of grammar points that I send you, I thought I.
[display_podcast] English pronunciation can be a minefield for students learning English as a second language. Not only is it not a very phonetic language in terms of pronunciation (that is, we don’t say the words as they are spelt) but.