Category Archives: Bad English

Off He Will F*ck: Billy Connolly on F*cking Off

Most solid points made: Fuck off doesn’t mean go away. Fuck off means fuck off. Everybody feels what it means. Nobody can write it down. There is no English equivalent for fuck off. Because it is English. And English expressions … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all: Some thoughts on food words

I frequent and probably more than most people, because what fun is speaking or writing if you can’t out-vocab someone? They’ve also got a great blog that I occasionally peruse when Gawker gets overly snarky or the BBC … Continue reading

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Don’t You Go Rounin’ Roun to Re Ro

A new SNL digital short of a “Very British” film coming to theaters soon..Don’t You Go Rounin’ Round to Re Ro. Guest starring Russell Brand. Reminds me of my experience watching Trainspotting (although they were Scottish) Reminds me a bit … Continue reading

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The biteNUKER: You can LOL if you’re Belgian

Bit meaning ‘dick’ en francais, neuker (pronounced like ‘nuker’ in English) meaning ‘f*cker’ in Dutch. Dutch speakers, when asked to say something in their rather obscure native tongue, will often say “Neuken in de keuken” which means “having sex in … Continue reading

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NY Mag: Conservatives Rally To Defend Fancy Handwriting Cursive. Script. Fancy lettering. Whatever you call it, you probably don’t, because after 3rd Grade in the United States no one makes you use it. Penmanship is pretty undervalued in American society … Continue reading

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Won’t You Please?

Has anyone ever noticed these signs on the NYC bus and thought that they are very bizarrely phrased? Everytime I see these signs I feel like asking the guy next to me, “Please suh, can I have some more?” Who … Continue reading

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Hey celebrities – you’re dumb.

Little Brazilians are all uh, sorry, but no in this new Twitter account in which they tweet at celebrities who can’t seem to spell or use correct grammar! They’re very polite but are like watchyoself. This one below is my … Continue reading

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