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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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The Gift of Gab and Christmas Pressies

Merry Christmas! Here’s a little gift of vocabulary for ya! In this article, you’ll learn native slang and idioms related to gifts and presents, as well as some personal anecdotes and reflections from me! Ho ho ho!

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Let's Come Clean About Being Honest

Today you’ll learn native slang and idioms about being honest and direct, with yourself and others. You’ll also hear my favorite, brutally honest, Led Zeppelin song from 1969!

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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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Be On the Ball With These Active Idioms

Learn 4 native and active idioms to describe your life and energy, and see the most famous scene from my favorite sports movie, A League of Their Own.

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These Idioms Are Signed, Sealed, Delivered... They’re Yours!

Today you’ll learn about 4 native idioms with the word ‘seal’, a classic Stevie Wonder song, and the most iconic American sitcom from the 1980’s.

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Names For Our Rudest Finger (A.K.A. Flipping the Bird)

Today you’ll learn the names for our rudest American gesture, and also hear about a fictional podcast that was turned into a TV series starring Julia Roberts! So much cool information in today’s lesson!

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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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