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This week we asked our native Italian-speaking community on Facebook to collectively define the phrase “fare bella figura.”
We had a many great responses - here are some of our favorites!
Patrizio Romano Dell’Anna shared this thoughtful image:
Linda DeMarco wrote: “I have also…
Silent Letters are a terrible idea. And a few other reasons.
"Why the English languages is a little bit rubbish". A short video to explain the difficulties a non-native speaker will face when embarking in the scary project of learning English. The global language is scary.
Remember: 完 means “finished, complete” and 美 means “beautiful”. If something is completely beautiful, then it is perfect.
The complex houses married and single soldiers and their families.
The author wrote the novel was likely to be a best-seller.
The government plans to raise taxes were defeated.
The cotton clothing is usually made of grows in Mississippi.
I know the words to that song about the queen don’t rhyme.
Because he always jogs a mile seems a short distance to him.
The Pirahã are an indigenous people, numbering around 700, living along the banks of the Maici River in the jungle of northwest Brazil. Their language, also called Pirahã, is so unusual in so many ways that it was profiled in 2007 in a 12,000-word piece in the New Yorker by…
- Keyblade wielder
- Weeping Angel
- Bender (Water, Fire, Earth, Air, Metal, Lightning, or Blood)
- A ninja
- A hobbit
- A sing-a-longer
- A bikini Bottom resident
- A PROUD OWNER OF ONE AWESOME TUMBLR BLOG
- Frost Giant
- Loki’s Solider
All of the above
Body Language Cheat Sheet for Writers
As described by Selnick’s article:
This is something I have always encouraged people to consider when writing. If you can afford it, and you have one in your area - TAKE A BODY LANGUAGE CLASS. It will open your eyes to a whole new world of subtleties you never knew existed. SO worth it as a “Real Life” skill and for all those times when you’re writing and you need your character to react nonverbally.
There is also, in addition to these others, the writer resource book: The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi
This is how you show, not tell what your character is feeling.
Gender and Sexuality Studies:
Computer Science and Engineering:
Choaked at Theater
Some poems from “B Is for Bad Poetry” by Pamela August Russell