Floris: dazed and amused
Most difficult Ukrainian word to pronounce ... you haven’t seen." How often he washes his bath towels: "I’ll have to ask my cleaning lady." Dogs or cats: "As food, I prefer cats, when served in a white wine sauce. To kick, dogs are the easier target ...
TV News Anchor Has The Worst First Day At Work Of All Time
A.J. Clemente, a news anchor at KFYR in North Dakota opened his first ... He also tweeted that he didn’t say the word “gay,” but was trying to pronounce the name of the London Marathon winner, Tsegaye Kebede.
Alexander Lebedev: Hard to get ahead in Ukraine with the Luddite saboteurs
The tycoon’s associate picked up the phone; a few minutes later he was through to the person who ordered the demolition: “Why did you do it?” he demanded without ... people and paying a lot of taxes to the Crimean exchequer. Then without warning ...
Diseases Reel and Real
to ‘Do you know what the ... chagas disease, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever to consider, all of which information can be downloaded at the WHO website. Regrettably, the booklet does not specify how to pronounce the more elaborate names of these diseases.
The Americans are destroying the English language – or are they?
The difference is illustrated in words like car and farther (twice in the latter word). There are non-standard British varieties, such as West Country or Scots, which still do pronounce post ... (watch EastEnders if you don’t believe me).