Monthly Archives: March 2010

The Winner: The Beatles!

Last week, you, our wonderful listeners (and readers), helped me pick our next Karaoke English song by selecting your favorite recording artist in a poll.  The clear winner, with 20% of the vote, is the Beatles! The Beatles have had … Continue reading

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You Be the DJ

From time to time, I have selected songs and provided the lyrics (words in songs), with explanations.  They are usually songs I like, so you’ve had to suffer (go through the pain of) my choices. Finally, it’s your turn to … Continue reading

Posted in Karaoke English, Polls | 28 Comments

Erin Go Bragh!

Today is one of the most important celebrations in the country of Ireland, and for those of us who are Irish-American (or Irish-Anything): St. Patrick’s Day, March 17th.  St. Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland, a Roman Scot (from … Continue reading

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Headlines: Health Care Bill

Last year I experimented with the idea of taking a news headline (the title of a newspaper story) and explaining both the words of the headline and the background of the story.  Today I’ll give it another try, this time … Continue reading

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Desert Island Companion

I often come across desert island questions, asking if we were stranded on (not able to leave) a desert island, or a deserted island, that is uninhabited (with no people, other than me), what would we want to bring along?  … Continue reading

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