Monthly Archives: April 2021

Put Some “ish” in Your English

What’s the difference between someone saying “I’m hungry” and “I’m hungryish”? You’ll hear a lot of words ending in “-ish” in conversational English, but what does this suffix (word ending) really mean? Find out about the differences in how we … Continue reading

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Don’t Ever Say “Thank”

There are some nouns in English that are only used in the plural (with an -s at the end). Learn why you should never use these nouns in the singular: thanks/congratulations contents earnings amends For more on plural nouns, see … Continue reading

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Guess Where These Words Come From

I recently talked about “loanwords” in a short video about “glitch” and “ketchup.” Today, I talk about three more common loanwords in English: cul-de-sac kudos angst To expand your vocabulary even faster, check our our Unlimited English Membership here. ~Jeff … Continue reading

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