Speech! Speatch!

I don’t usually watch political speeches. They’re generally full of “political promises” which is code for “lies” – sometimes well-intentioned or overly optimistic lies, but porkies all the same. That, and I spent eight years avoiding George W. Truly, my avoidance bordered on pathological. It’s not that I disagreed with every word out of his… Read More Speech! Speatch!


I’m a native English speaker – actually, that’s not quite accurate – American is my first language – English is my second language. I’ve already posted about some of the more colorful British slang, but no discussion is complete without a quick lesson in Cockney Rhyming Slang (CockRS). Cockneys hail from the east end of… Read More Cock