Tips for Tourists: How To Understand Londoners [Infographic]
If you took anything anyone in Britain said literally, you'd have a very hard time keeping up! The English language and certainly the British need to be taken with a pinch of salt. Reading in between the lines of what we're saying is just as important as understanding the words themselves. All this and a lot more is explained in this handy insider's guide
Bangers & Biscuits: Your Guide To Translating British Food Slang
For two countries that share the same language, the UK and the US can differ wildly in their vocabulary.
How A Lady Responds to Being Whistled At
Today's post was inspired by a quote from Adele and if you follow our community along on Facebook then you saw me post it there earlier today. :) I think the simple answer to today's post topic is that a classy woman just doesn't respond at all. She knows she is worth of far more than flippant comments and distasteful cat calls as she passes by. A true lady just keeps on walking and ignores the whistles as if she didn't hear a thing. ;) Such immature boys who degrade women to a mere physical…
UK English versus American English
Kaplan International Colleges has schools in 7 countries worldwide, and each of them has its own brand of English. In some cases words are spelled sli
Is gray your neighbor’s favorite color, or is grey your neighbour’s favourite colour?
For the past three years, we have been answering questions ranging from the use of punctuations (semicolon, colon, comma, and even the interrobang) to the most common grammar and spelling peeves…
History of The English Language (1943)
Acting as an excellent layman's introduction to the origins of one of the most common languages on the planet, 'History of the English Language' demonstrates…