English Joke of the Week

I was born in California

THE JOKE Man: “I was born in California.” Woman: “Which part?” Man: “All of me.”   Why is it funny? The woman is asking which part (or area) in California the man was born in, such as San Francisco, or another city. Instead the man replies with ‘all of me’ as if the woman had […]

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Pretty Beautiful Handsome Ugly

Beautiful Women and Handsome Men Did you know that there are over 170,000 words in the English language and over 25% of them are adjectives? (Adjectives are used for descriptions) A common mistake with adjectives is when describing people. To describe a woman we could call her beautiful or pretty but we don’t call a […]

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Thomas Edison Quote about Genius

The Quote Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration. – Thomas Edison in 1903.   VOCABULARY Genius = An extremely intelligent person Inspiration = a good idea, often at the beginning of a difficult process Perspiration = sweat – a liquid which is omitted by the skin to cool the body during times of […]

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