Browsing archives for April, 2011

Weekly Slang

American Slang,English Vocabulary 21 April 2011 | 4 Comments

Here’s your weekly post about slang! nutty To be crazy in an eccentric way. That nutty professor is something else. Yesterday, he came to class in his PJs. cheesy Although this can mean that something has a lot of cheese on it, it also has a slang meaning as well. It means something lacks taste […]

Easter in Pictures

American Culture,English Fun 18 April 2011 | 0 Comments

Here are some pictures that I wanted to share with you all from past Easters. My daughter took her picture with Mrs. Easter Bunny. A professional picture of 2 of my 3 children for Easter 3 years ago. We dyed Easter eggs and put beautiful butterflies on them. These were the prettiest eggs we’ve ever […]

English proverbs

English Fun,English Idioms 14 April 2011 | 0 Comments

Proverbs are simple sayings that are based on common sense and are repeated often.  Here are a few of my favorite English proverbs. The early bird catches the worm. This means that success will come to people who are well prepared and put forth great effort. A chain is only as strong as its weakest […]

Easter Traditions

American Culture,English Fun 12 April 2011 | 4 Comments

Easter is very late this year.  This year it is on April 24th.  The stores are filled with chocolate bunnies and eggs, as well as little toys.  So many places have different Easter traditions, so I thought I’d write about my family’s Easter traditions.  During the week or two before Easter, I try to find […]

You win some and you lose some…

English Fun,English Idioms 11 April 2011 | 6 Comments

Have you ever felt like sometimes things go your way and sometimes they don’t? Read this story below and answer the questions to see if you can find out what is going Fred’s way and what is not going his way today. April 11, 2011 Dear Diary, Today has been a truly bizarre day. So […]

Slang, slang, slang!

American Slang,English Vocabulary 7 April 2011 | 0 Comments

Here’s a little slang for you… zit This is slang for a pimple. Teens use it a lot, but really anyone can use this word. Ugggghh, I can’t believe I got a zit -today of all days. umpteen This means many or a lot. This is the umpteenth time I had told you to take […]

Holy what?

American Slang,English Fun 5 April 2011 | 2 Comments

In English we tend to put the word holy in front of a lot of other words. It doesn’t mean that the word is religious, it is just an expression that we use to show surprise. It’s used much like the phrase Oh my gosh! Here are a few phrases that use the word holy. […]

8 ways to say food in English

American Slang,English Vocabulary 4 April 2011 | 2 Comments

Food – everyone loves it and everyone needs it.  Here are 8 different fun ways to say food in English. grub Where’s the grub? I’m ready to eat! chow You can use this as a noun or a verb. Did you make the chow yet? I’m ready to chow down!!! slop This word is usually […]