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Don't Break Your Brain with Today's Vocabulary

Today you’ll learn 7 super native phrases for pain, both physical and mental, and about a 1979 classic comedy film starring Steve Martin.

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This Vocabulary is Money, Baby

Learn awesome native slang and idioms for money, and find out about an epic indie movie classic (with a stellar soundtrack.

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What (Not) to Say About Thoughts, and Monty Python

Learn what idioms about thinking are annoying and overused, and then learn better slang and vocabulary for ‘thoughts’ and ‘thinking’. Plus, watch the most famous scenes from the movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail!

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Most Quoted Sci-fi Lines (You've Totally Heard Us Say These!)

Learn the most common quotes from science fiction that natives like me use all the time! Plus, get some stellar recommendations for your future sci-fi pleasure.

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Why Natives Say ‘Though’ and 6 Slangy Phrases for ‘Impossible’

Learn native slang and idioms that mean ‘impossible’, why natives always add ‘though’ to the end of sentences, and get a Pop Culture Review and Recommendation for a 1992 comedy that natives still quote today.

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‘Ditching’ School or Work, and Naughty Teen Pranks

Today you’ll learn to talk about ‘ditching’ school or work, and names for naughty American teenage pranks.

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What’s the Difference Between Nerd and Geek?

Today you’ll learn how Americans use the words ‘nerd’, ‘dweeb’, ‘dork’ and ‘geek’. Plus, you’ll get a famous quote from the quintessential 80’s movie: The Breakfast Club.

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Why We Say ‘Dude’, Friendly Phrases, and a Christmas Bonus!

Today you’ll find out about the history behind the word dude (from the Revolutionary War to cowboys), a Christmas bonus waiting just for you, and the epic Coen brothers’ film The Big Lebowski.

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4 Star Trek Idioms, Mad Murdock, and Mr. T

Learn 4 Star Trek quotes that have become idioms, and some iconic 80’s TV culture. Let out your inner dork!

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