CHUNK OF THE DAY

Word of the day: Cheers
Following on from our previous post on the phrase bon appetit, it’s perhaps a reflection of the priorities here in
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Phrase of the day: bon appetit
You probably don’t need me to tell you that food culture here in England is (and yes, I am using
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Word of the day: wide boy
Every big city contains certain kinds of characters who come to represent some deep and fundamental truth about the place.
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Chunk of the day: mass brawl
Twice in two days now, I’ve seen the words mass brawl appear in news headlines. First there was a story
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Phrase of the day: on the cheap
Some of you may have heard on the news this week that dozens of people were injured when a floor
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Intermediate word of the day: depression
Today’s word is depression. Depressions are all to do with being low and down. So when you are suffering from
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Word of the day: handsy
Just before Christmas, Oxford dictionaries announced their word of the year for 2017: youthquake. For some reason, these annual announcements
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Word of the day: resolution
The tradition of starting the new year by making New Year’s resolutions is an ancient one. The Babylonians used to
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Phrase of the day: Christmas cheer
Despite my mutterings of Bah humbug! in the last post, I do actually like a bit of Christmas cheer. Over
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Phrase of the day: Bah humbug!
The phrase Bah, humbug! comes from the Charles Dickens’ story A Christmas Carol and is said by the main character
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