You are beautiful inside and out

Introduction Compliments are one of the best things that can be said to you. And one of the most common you’ll hear is “beautiful”. If you want to take it a step further, you could say “You are beautiful inside and out”. A common missaying of the phrase is ‘you are beautiful inside-out’, but the …

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What is a group of Bananas called?

Introduction We all love eating a banana, they’re both delicious and nutritious. But another thing that we love are collective nouns. Collective nouns are what we call groups of things, for example, a group of owls is called a Parliament, and a group of sticks is called a bundle. Although most of us will usually …

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“Bare In Mind” Or “Bear In Mind”: Here’s The Difference (+3 Good Examples)

Introduction When you’re talking to someone, it’s impossible to know how words are supposed to be spelt. Therefore writing words which you’ve only heard can be the perfect opportunity for spelling mistakes. Which is correct: “Bare in mind” or “Bear in mind”? When writing, it might be tempting to write “bare in mind”. However, the …

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Where the sun don’t shine: Meaning, synonyms & origin + 3 examples

Introduction Have you ever heard someone angrily say “You can shove it where the sun don’t shine” or “I’ll shove it where the sun don’t shine”? Believe it or not, people who say this are not talking about Blackburn. What does “Where the sun don’t shine” mean? Saying “Stick it where the sun don’t shine” …

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What Is A Word For The Day After Tomorrow? Learn It Here!

Introduction The English language is full of words that most people who were born here don’t know. For example “Pandiculate”; when you yawn and stretch at the same time. The day after tomorrow is also called “Overmorrow”. It is however normal to just use the phrase “The day after tomorrow”. Today, I want to talk …

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It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen

Introduction Today, I want to talk about a quote from one of the most famous books of the 21st century. Such a passage might seem like just another throwaway line, but today, I want to explore the impact this quote has on the entire story, and how it’s even more valid today than when the …

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“We look forward to seeing you” vs “… Forward to see you”

Introduction When you’re talking to someone, usually someone who represents a company, they might end your conversation with “We look forward to seeing you”. This is a common way to end things politely. By saying this, they are implying that they’re excited because they know they’ll be seeing you in the not-so-distant future. In this …

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“For you, a thousand times over”: Meaning, Origin & Alternatives

Introduction In the English language, we have thousands of ways that we can say yes. Of Course, Sure, No Problem, Certainly, Yeah, Yaha. But one that goes one step further than all the others is the one I want to talk about in this article today, “For you, a thousand times over”. What does “For …

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