Where is Missuria?
We may look much younger than we really are. We may be in good health and show it. We may move briskly and upright ... but we forget that when we speak, our vocabulary, our phraseology, give away our age.
Pathetically, Trump doesn't realize that the reason why we women can't take our eyes off of him, is not because it's as if Chris Hemsworth has moved in next door, and we're hoping to get a glimpse of him weeding his garden. It's more like Trump is the weird, old, white guy (with ever-changing, drug-store hair color) who has suddenly parked in our neighborhood in his weird, old, white van, and we can't take our eyes off of him, for fear of what he will do next.
Stop casually throwing around words like "depressed" and "suicidal."
Last year I wrote a post about "stop saying I'm sorry" and remove the word "just" and other apologetic words from our female vocabulary. And now I'm going to say... I'm sorry!
On one hand, researchers have shown that the rate of vocabulary acquisition is similar in both monolingual and bilingual
We've all heard of the terms globetrotters, day trippers and wanderlust but have you heard of glamping, a solivagant or mancations?
If we didn't allow English to evolve, we would hardly have words enough to express ourselves in our modern society, and we'd still be greeting each other by saying "Ēadig, þec tō mētenne."
Here are some of the connections I researched while working on my book, Home for Dinner. And remember, none of these requires a gourmet meal or a trip to the bookstore. Library books and a takeout pizza are just as good.