Category Archives: Italian

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

I frequent Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com 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

Posted in America., Bad English, Bad Words, Culture, English, Expressions, French, FYI, Great Words that Don't Exist in Engilsh, Italian, Language, Learning English, Musing Articles, Portfolio, Rants, Untranslatable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obscure Words in English, Illustrated

Click here for a very cool illustrated dictionary of obscure words in English as featured in Italy’s Il Post (thanks Alisia!). The graphics and content of A-Z of Unusual Words come from two Cork-based Irish designers who call themselves The … Continue reading

Posted in English, Expressions, Italian, Just for Fun, Learning English, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment