Pinch Poke, You Owe Me a Coke!

English Fun 2 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Pinch poke, you owe me a coke! Slang of the day:  Pinch poke, you owe me a coke! Meaning:  This is a silly saying you can say when you and a friend say something at the exact same time! Usage:  Pinch poke, you owe me a coke! Dialog: Mom – Who wants the green juice and who […]

A Little Something Something

American Slang 1 May 2012 | 4 Comments

Hey baby, you wanna get a little something something? Slang of the Day:  a little something something Meaing:  The meaning can vary on the conversation, but usually it implies something sexual. Usage:  How about we do a little something something? Dialog: Diane – Wanna come over tonight? Timmy – Sure.  What do you want to do?  You want […]

I’ve gotta jet! See ya!

American Slang 30 April 2012 | 2 Comments

I’ve gotta jet! Slang of the Day: jet Meaing:  Another word for go or leave. Usage:  Sorry, but I’ve gotta jet! Dialog: Nicky – Well, we’re all done now. Prissy – Great, I’m so glad we finally finished decorating the room. I really need to jet. Nicky – Really?  You headed off?  I thought maybe we […]

PDQ

American Slang 29 April 2012 | 6 Comments

You’re PDQ! Slang of the day:  PDQ Meaning:  PDQ means Pretty Darn Quick Usage:  You’re PDQ! Dialog: Nathan – Wow, your basketball skills are great! You are PDQ down the court. Tye – Thanks, but what does PDQ mean? Nathan – PDQ, you know Pretty Darn Quick. Tye – huh? Nathan thinks to himself – […]

You’re the Cat’s Meow!

American Slang 28 April 2012 | 2 Comments

  You’re the cat’s meow! Slang of the Day:  the cat’s meow Meaing:  The ‘cat’s meow’ is a phrase that means great!  It’s an old phrase created back in the 20’s, but it’s still fun to say at times. Usage:  You’re the cat’s meow! Dialog: Susie – Okay, you’re all done. Nate – Thanks for […]

Mixminder.com

English Fun 21 February 2012 | 2 Comments

Do you have children or are you a teacher? I have a new web site called mixminder.com. I create wonderful games, worksheets and lesson plans for children of all ages. I made a rocket ship game where children can practice counting their numbers. There are also several Valentine’s Day games and math problems as well. […]

New English Game

English Fun 7 January 2012 | 5 Comments

Hi Everyone! I’m creating a new English game and I wanted to let you know how it will work. Every day or so, I will be making a post about a new slang phrase or idiom you can learn. Each phrase will have a card that you can print out and carry with you in your […]

The ball is in your court

English Idioms 1 September 2011 | 0 Comments

 The ball is in your court. This idiom means it is your turn to speak or do something.  Read the dialog below to get a good example of how to use this expression. Fred – So, did you do it? Nat – Do what? Fred – You know… Nat – No, I don’t know. Fred […]

Hole in one

English Idioms,English Vocabulary 31 August 2011 | 0 Comments

 “Hole in one!” “Hole in one!”  is a expression used when a golfer gets their golf ball in the hole in only one stroke.  However, it can also be used in other circumstances.  It can mean that you succeeded on your first try.  Read this dialog to see how else you can use it: Paul […]

XYZ!

American Slang,English Vocabulary 29 August 2011 | 2 Comments

“XYZ, dude!” Slang of the day:  XYZ Meaning:  eXamine Your Zipper (You’re zipper (fly) is open on your pants.)  Children use this more, but I’ve heard adults say it as well. Usage:  You just say – “XYZ” Dialog: Peter – Bwahhahahahaha Nate – What? Peter – Bwahahahaha Nate – What, man? Peter – XYZ Nate […]