Monthly Archives: January 2020

Age Before Beauty, Pearls Before Swine

Americans love surveys (questions asking people’s opinions). For example, I recently saw a magazine survey in which Los Angeles was voted the second rudest (insulting; not very nice) city in the United States. (“Only second?” I asked myself.) Now, being … Continue reading

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Has the CAPTCHA Gotcha?

“Gotcha” is an informal way in English of pronouncing the words “got” and “you” together. But what does it mean when we say “Got you!” or “Gotcha!”? And what does it have to do with CAPTCHA? GOTCHA We say “Gotcha!” … Continue reading

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3 Bad Habits from Your English Classes You Need to Break

Is this you? You studied English in school for years, but feel you can’t speak English. You worked hard, you were motivated (eager to learn), and you did what the textbooks and your teachers told you to do. Still, you … Continue reading

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