Posts Tagged: English language

Too Wordy

Supercilious. Disingenuous. Concatenation. Consternation. Hegemony. Ancillary. They don’t just trip off the tongue into everyday speech, do they? It’s amazing how few words we need in English to express ourselves at home, among friends and in our neighbourhoods. The Oxford

Too Wordy

Supercilious. Disingenuous. Concatenation. Consternation. Hegemony. Ancillary. They don’t just trip off the tongue into everyday speech, do they? It’s amazing how few words we need in English to express ourselves at home, among friends and in our neighbourhoods. The Oxford

You Don’t Say!

Most of you know that Rom and I had a transatlantic romance (Canada/UK) and settled in Nova Scotia. We talk endlessly about the small differences in our cultures, customs and language. Both of us were very familiar with each other’s

You Don’t Say!

Most of you know that Rom and I had a transatlantic romance (Canada/UK) and settled in Nova Scotia. We talk endlessly about the small differences in our cultures, customs and language. Both of us were very familiar with each other’s

Salty Like a Sailor

The first time I swore, I was 11 years old. My best friend convinced me I was a goody-two-shoes and I should debase the way I spoke. She encouraged me to practice at her house when no one else was

Salty Like a Sailor

The first time I swore, I was 11 years old. My best friend convinced me I was a goody-two-shoes and I should debase the way I spoke. She encouraged me to practice at her house when no one else was