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What’s the Difference Between ‘Tweakers’, ‘Tweak’ and ‘Twerk’?

Learn the huge differences between these words that sound a lot alike, and also find out their weird origin stories. Plus, get a hippie pop culture recommendation from the 1960’s that every native speaker can reference.

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Amusing Slang for Amounts, and Wu Tang Clan Actors

Learn funny phrases natives use for numbers and amounts, as well as some some super cool hip hop and indie movie pop culture.

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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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Vivacious Vocabulary for Stand Up Comedy

Today you’ll find out how to talk about stand-up comedy in a very native way, and you’ll get lots of information and recommendations for understanding this modern art form.

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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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Don’t be Pissed at Today’s Lesson!

Today you’ll learn 5 slang phrases to describe your anger, plus get an excellent Pop Culture recommendation from when Martin Scorsese was in his prime.

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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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It's Not the End of the World... Or is it?

Learn some vocabulary about the end of the world, and get my recommendations for the best end-of-the-world movies from the 1960’s to now! (People always think it’s about to happen.)

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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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