Monthly Archives: September 2020

Raising versus Begging the Question

In our Daily English 210 – A Family Road Trip, we use the expression, “to question the wisdom of (something).” In this short video, I explain two more expressions with “question”: to raise the question and to beg the question. … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Yesterday was Labor Day in the United States. Labor Day is a federal (national) holiday that honors (shows respect to or celebrates) workers. “Labor” is another word for work, especially hard, physical work. How did Labor Day get started in … Continue reading

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What Do Bears and Bulls Have to Do with the Stock Market?

Many Americans are invested in (have money in) the stock market, especially for their retirement (when they stop working). A stock is part-ownership in a company. A stock market is a place where you can buy and sell stocks. Companies … Continue reading

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