Miseducation by the creationists
Over and over again, the creationist says some stock phrase and then pauses, waiting for his kids to fill in the missing word. This is simply demanding rote learning. Similarly, he leads the kids in asking a good question — “how do you know?”
Ding dong Cesc is dead, who should Arsenal buy with £30m instead?
Players of Cesc’s caliber don’t come along very often and when they do, they are expensive ... been in need of a player who can both create and shoot since Cesc left. If you haven’t seen my graphs detailing Arsenal’s attacking woes in terms ...
Strong, silent types DO get the girl: Men who use fewer, shorter words are seen as more manly and attractive
Once you’re outside of a certain ... the ‘oo’ vowel sound from a word like ‘goose’ further forward in the mouth. The sound is characteristic of Californian speech - in other American regions people pronounce the ‘oo’ sound further back ...
Hopefully, literally, begs the question: the three most annoying misuses in English
So what do you think you are ... seeing the new meaning as an intensifier, a word that puts emphasis on what they are saying. In this way, literally can mean “actually; without exaggeration or inaccuracy”. If you think this admission of a new meaning ...
As survey finds even bad jokes make us laugh, here are the very worst of gags to giggle over
So, to see how susceptible you are, CLAIRE COHEN has compiled a selection of the worst . . . What kind of monkey can fly? A hot air baboon. What is a sentence with the word ... do you call a three-legged donkey? A wonkey. ‘Doctor, doctor, I can’t ...