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11 months ago

English can be confusing!

Renée 🐝 Cormier · Consider the many ways we use the word,"ass" in colloquial speech. Check out this very funny video. · Team Coco - Ismo: Ass Is The Most Complicated Word In The English Language | CONAN on TBS | Facebook | By Team Coco | ISMO on the most complicated word in the English language: a ...

1 year ago
1 year ago


Jim Murray · I wasn't really much for artificial lighting in my shots. And in the winters, I liked the way the grey clouds would white out the windows. I didn't take a lot of selfies, I was more interested in pointing the camera the other way. This would have been sometime in the late seventi ...

1 year ago

Twinkl Resources for ESL Teachers

Royce Shook · Are you still teaching or learning English as a second language with old-school methods? Want some fun resources to activate your mind? This group has over 12K members and I hope it continues to grow, I recommend Twinkl Resources for ESL Teachers, speakers of English, English Tea ...

1 year ago

Post from Renée 🐝 Cormier

Renée 🐝 Cormier · I must applaud anyone who masters English as a foreign language. Idioms are the hardest to learn. We order take-out from our favourite restaurants. We take people out on dates to restaurants, and mobsters take out their enemies in restaurants. That's pretty crazy!

2 years ago

Have You Ever Been a Protégé?

Sarah Cohen · The word protégé is a fancy French word that we use in English. It makes us sound posh whenever we use it and really extraordinary if the word is used to describe us. I’d like to take this opportunity to talk about what it means to be a protégé being mentored by someone ­— not tr ...

2 years ago

Health and Wellness Institute is online

Royce Shook · The following is from the President of Council of Senior Citizens Organization where he talked about the Seniors Health and Wellness Institute, COSCO. · The federal charity, Seniors Health and Wellness Institute-COSCO, was established in 2007. It offers free workshops on a large ...

2 years ago

Social Authority with bebee | Discover it !

stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador · I am Stephane J. Metral Innovative brand ambassador on beBee and I help small & medium business owners to find, analyze, and optimize their digital footprint. (need help? sign up here) I speak fluently French, English, and Spanish. My zones of influence are the Americas and Europ ...

3 years ago

Fake news?

Royce Shook · Fake news is a problem we are faced with daily. I thought the problem was limited to National and International stories, but it is also affecting local stories. · In our local paper, there was a story called, "Someone is stealing our stories." · When I read the story I thought it ...

3 years ago

Seniors and Recreational Opportunities 2

Royce Shook · After the influence of the baby boomers, the second powerful demographic shift in the seniors’ population is immigration and the resulting cultural diversity. Starting a new life in Canada is challenging for most new immigrants but for older adults and seniors whose first language ...

4 years ago

Idle musings

Royce Shook · THINGS T0 PONDER · 1. I talk to myself because sometimes I need expert help. · 2. I don't need help with my anger, people just have to stop pissing me off. · 3. There is nothing wrong with my social behaviour. It’s the idiots that are to blame. · 4. The biggest lie I tell mys ...

4 years ago


Royce Shook · 1. The bandage was wound around the wound. · 2. The farm was used to produce produce. · 3. The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse. · 3.We must polish the Polish furniture. · 4. He could lead if he would get the lead out. · 5. The soldier decided to desert his ...

4 years ago

The secret is

Royce Shook · Don't let anyone tell you that you have no power or no influence or that what you do or say does not matter. We all have personal power. No matter what is going on in our lives, we are the heroes/heroines of our own life story. We can be the heroes or heroines we thought we would ...

4 years ago

More fun with English

Royce Shook · I had some fun with this a few days ago, and my friend Ernie, from England, send me some oddities of the English Language--thanks to Ernie for these gems. · The longest words containing only one of the six vowels including Y are the words Defenselessness, Respectlessness, close ...

4 years ago

Fun with English

Royce Shook · Lessons My Grammar Taught Me · A dangling participle walks into a bar. · Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly. · A bar was walked into by the passive voice. · Two quotation marks walk into a “bar.” · A malapropism walks into a ba ...

5 years ago

Homographs and Heteronyms

Royce Shook · This is a wonderful and funny piece of writing, for all of you who suffered through English classes, hated grammar and · wonder why folk from other countries have a bit of trouble with the · English language. I wish I had the skill to put this together but this was sent to me by ...

5 years ago

#MybeBeeTV: Official Broadcaster of Conservation Community Project

stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador · beBee · is a great incubator for international partnership through #AffinityNetworking. · There’s an old English saying ‘we can’t see the wood for the trees’ and in today’s modern environment this is so true. · Trees or more importantly the significance and importance of them in ...

5 years ago

Pardon me, but should I be offended?

Renée 🐝 Cormier · "image"> · Language has always been interesting to me. I love to play with words and explore the origins of the words we use today. Language is like a living organism; constantly expanding and changing. The meanings of words change over time; sometimes to such a degree the usage ...

5 years ago

Casting Back

Royce Shook · By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest-- Confucius My son, who is a musician · and I had a conversation about discrimination the other day, which arose w ...

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