Tag: esl culture
Do you always need to have the last word?
Here’s one fancy way to do just that: use an epiphonema! What in the world is that? So glad you asked! According to Dictionary.com, an epiphonema is, and I quote, “a sentence that is an exclamation, a general or striking comment, or a succinct summary of what has previously been said“. In other word, it’s…
The Irish Impact
Try the following quiz to see what you know about words, expressions and traditions that linger in our language and culture! 1. Which of the following words means a crazy person? a) Bother b) Clock c) Bog d) Banshee 2. When a child misbehaves constantly, what do we call him/her? a) A banshee b) A…