Monthly Archives: September 2013

Can you say…

“Athletes often enjoy nuclear sherbet sweets for all intents and purposes?” – If you got the pronunciation right, your English is probably better than George W. Bush’s English (he famously mispronounced “nuclear” on several occasions). Have a look at this … Continue reading

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Accents…

Listen to former Australian prime minister Bob Hawke tell a joke: http://www.theguardian.com/sport/video/2013/sep/26/bob-hawke-joke-americas-cup-video

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Do you plead guilty or not guilty?

Find out what your Facebook status updates say about you: http://www.waitbutwhy.com/2013/07/7-ways-to-be-insufferable-on-facebook.html

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“Terrible dullness”

Yawn. Yes, I think we agree with campaign manager Frank Stauss, who thinks our election campaigns are terribly boring compared to campaigns in other countries, notably the U.S. (http://www.dw.de/terrible-dullness-in-german-election-campaign/a-17073772). The Guardian, however, spreads this campaign video by the IG Metall … Continue reading

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