because people speak English
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There's a basic philosophical question that the English language has often pondered upon at times. Perhaps it's been translated to many of your own languages. "If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it still make a sound?".
I though it'd be a fun and lighthearted subject to put a comedic twist on (Just in time for the weekend).
Of course you can always Google the question. There's even one site that answers it with comedy. Most of the comments are…Continue
Not long ago, I attended an office meeting that consisted of mainly male associates. There was a younger partner who had the floor and was speaking from a place where the sun doesn't shine (anatomically speaking). About half way through his presentation, I woke up and saw the mood his words were creating around the room. Believe me, it wasn't a pretty sight. Usually, I sleep during these boring quarterly meetings. God knows what inspired this native speaker to stand up and utter the words…Continue
English Club reminds me of a large International Airport. Many flights are ready to land, several are leaving at the same time. A few of us stick around and park our wings underneath the hangar's shelter while much needed repairs are being performed. The very best aircraft get displayed in a museum for all passengers to see while walking into the port at it's entrance.
The entire relationship between learners and a few of us so called teachers seems so similar at times.
So many of us face personal challenges in day to day life. Whether it's politics, traffic during the daily commute, family and relationships issues, or just that annoying insect that keeps landing on your arm while trying to write a humorous and intelligent comment in the main room as you wait for your best friend to show up that's ten time zones away from your region. The sun always rises in the East for all of us. Humanity never stops for anyone. I'll post you a song that really isn't…Continue