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Gaslighting and The Metaverse: 2 Popular Words

In today’s article, I have described Gaslighting and The Metaverse: 2 Popular Words.  Although not new, these two words have increas...

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Fahrenheit vs. Celsius

The Fahrenheit Temperature Scale and the Celsius ...

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Tautology: Definition and Best Examples

Are you redundant when you write?The word tautology refers to a phrase in whic...

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4 of the World's Oldest Languages

What do the Lithuanian language, the Tamil language, the Hebrew language, and the language of Farsi have in common?...

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3 Online Words Of The Year: Catphishing, Ghosting, Doxing

What Are Catphishing, Ghosting, and Doxing?The Internet provides us with an unparalleled amount of information and opportunities. Hand in hand...

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Suppression vs. Repression

“Suppression” and “Repression” are two terms that are often used (and confused) in daily language. • Do you know the differen...

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5 of the World’s Newest Languages

In this article, we will be looking at five of the world’s newest languages. The formation of a language is a slow-moving, living process that is influenced by many f...

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Tips for Learning a Foreign Language

Learning a foreign language can be challenging, especially for an adult. It takes motivation, energy, and perseverance. ...

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Defamation vs. Slander vs. Libel

Defamation, slander, and libel are often used interchangeably, and their meanings are often confused. ...

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Language vs. Dialect

There is a fine line between a language and a dialect. In this article, you will learn about their differences and their similarities.  ...

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Democracy vs. Republic

In this article, we will explore the differences and similarities between a "democracy" and a "republic". ...

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Haiku vs. Tanka

Poetry takes on many forms across the globe. Poems can rhyme, poems can flow without punctuation, poems can express or describe or inspire. ...

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Deductive vs. Inductive Reasoning: Which is the Logical Choice?

Are you a logical person?Do you weigh the facts before you decide?...

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Schadenfreude vs. Freudenfreude

Can we be conscious of an emotion when we have no word to describe it? “Schadenfreude”...

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Teleology vs. Deontology

WHAT IS TELEOLOGY?The word teleology is derived from the Greek word telos, which means the goal or the end, and logos, which mean science.&...

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Depository vs. Repository: Do They Mean the Same?

In what ways are “Depository” and “Repository” similar?“Depository” is a noun, is Latin in origin, and is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “...

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Subconscious vs. Unconscious: What is the Difference?

In this article:1. I will define these three levels of mind by comparing them to an iceberg.2....

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Manga and Anime: Two Japanese Storytelling Media

Comparing Manga and AnimeManga is a hand-drawn story in comic book format, featuri...

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Using Gender-Neutral Alternatives

Are you sexist or gender-biased? Of course not. In 1776, Thomas Jefferson coined the phrase “all men are created equal,” and his words have become a cornerstone of our shared value system. But Jefferson was not us...

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3 Instinctive Grammar Rules

Most native English speakers are not English majors and have never studied grammar. Most of us do not know the underlying rules that govern the structures and usage of the English language. We speak correctly, e...

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15 Baseball Idioms and Metaphors

It is interesting to contemplate how a language grows. For example, let’s look at what the game of baseball contributed to the English language. ...

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How To Improve Your Articulation When Speaking English

What types of sounds can you articulate?The English language is composed of consonants and vowels.Consonants are the sounds that are made when you close your lips, touch your tongue to y...

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Made From vs. Made Of vs. Made With vs. Made out of

Made from Made from is often used when describing how something is modified to create something else; it often describes a material that has been changed by the transformation of its ingredient...

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Only If vs. If Only

Only If“You fail only if you stop writing.” -Ray BradburyLet’s start our exploration by separating the words only and if....

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Every day vs. Everyday

When do I use the words: “every day”?“Every day may not be goodBut there is good in every day.”  Alice Morse EarleThe words every day describe the fr...

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Identify the sentence with correct use of the past continuous tense:
A We had eaten when she arrived.
B I will be finished my work soon.
C They have been waiting for the train.
D She was reading a book when the phone rang.