Palindromes

Palindromes are words or phrases that read the same in both directions.

Here are a few good ones:

Eye
Pop
Noon
Level
Radar
Kayak
Rotator

And here are the best ones:

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7 Words We All Overuse

There are over 250,000 words in the Oxford English Dictionary. Some of them are new and some of them are old. Despite this seemingly endless amount of words, many people continue to use the same handful of adjectives to describe their newly bought gadget or their best friend’s baby shower announcement. Anyway, here are the following:

1. AMAZING

It’s commonly used to describe everything in most talent show acts. It's considered as the porridge in the adjective world, not too sophisticated but not too ordinary.

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It's time for your English Pronunciation Practice!

http://www.tickld.com/funny/t/824613

90% Of People Can't Pronounce This Whole Poem. You Have To Try It.

If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.

After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months of hard labor to reading six lines aloud.

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Monday: Idioms and Expressions

 

Ahhh the joys of Monday morning. For many of us it means a combination of waking up early, commuting to work, taking that first coffee of the day, meeting with our boss, switching on the PC, and start working. Anyway, did you know that there are several idioms and expressions using the word "Monday"? Here are the following:

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Monday Inspiration: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm

Do you agree? I absolutely agree on this. Most inventions were mistakes or by product of something else trying to be accomplished.  But in whatever you choose, Enthusiasm sure makes it fun! :)

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Monday Inspiration: Life Requires Intentionality

I'm wondering if anyone out there has ever woken up one day and wondered how you got where you are. It wasn't the plan you had. It wasn't where you intended to be at 30, 40 or even 60. But life happened, and this is where you are.

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Project meeting (comedy)

We really love funny sketches which show the life of a modern office. A few weeks ago we published a clip which demonstrated what sometimes happens during conference calls.

Here is another one! The example of a project kick-off meeting. For some of you this might look familiar :-) .

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Unusual Origins of Common Idioms

For someone trying to learn a language, idioms are perhaps the most devilish concept imaginable. Idioms are “forms of expression natural to a language, person, or group of people intended to complicate the comprehension of everyday speech.” Just kidding! But yeah, it does sometimes. Anyway, here's a video about idioms and their unusual origins.

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