Customer Experience Gone Wrong

To whom it may concern, I am writing to thank you for bouncing my check with which I endeavored to pay my plumber last month. By my calculations, three nanoseconds must have elapsed between his depositing the check and the arrival in my account of the funds needed to honor it. I refer, of course,… Read More

Slang: Johnson & Wang & Co.

Na aprendizagem de línguas, é importante enfrentar todas as faces da língua em questão e isso inclui gírias também. Embora seja uma linguagem muito informal que geralmente é falada em vez de escrita, as gírias são essenciais para manter uma conversa com falantes nativos do idioma inglês. In language learning, it’s important to tackle all… Read More

New species of flying penguins discovered in the Antartic

BBC announced that camera crews filming near the Antarctic for its natural history series Miracles of Evolution had captured footage of Adélie penguins flying to the air. See the amazing footage of these flying penguins on the link below in Youtube. Presenter Terry Jones explains that, instead of huddling together to endure the Antarctic winter,… Read More

Happy International Women’s Day: Funny Women Quotes

Ok girls, let’s face it, without you there would be nothing. Congrats on your day. A little humor now, since we have already posted our serious tribute. And no harm meant, we believe you’ll agree that some of these quotes are pretty good.  To generalize on women is dangerous. To specialize on them is infinitely… Read More

Adulthood does change your perpective on life

I am at the beginning of my 50’s, that’s half a century, and I know that I am aging. I also notice that along the way, my habits have changed, for better or worse. I believe in aging with dignity, and above all, with a sense of humour: “as long as you can laugh at… Read More

Movie quizz: can you guess the 45 movies from the soundtrack?

  #1 – Star Wars #2 – Once upon a time in the west #3 – Simpsons – The Movie #4 – Ghostbusters #5 – Beverly Hills Cop #6 – Pink Panther #7 – Star Trek #8 – Terminator 2 #9 – Mission Impossible #10 – Lion King #11 – Pulp Fiction #12 – Pirates… Read More

“Engrish” III: translation mistakes from across the globe, from menus to billboards, and mispelling

“Engrish” II: translation mistakes from across the globe, from menus to billboards, and mispelling

“Engrish” I: translation mistakes from across the globe, from menus to billboards, and mispelling

Queen Elizabeth II revokes independence of the United States of America

To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II In light of your failure to financially manage yourselves and inability to effectively govern yourselves responsibly, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. (You should look up ‘revocation’ in the Oxford English Dictionary.) Her… Read More