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Interesting words and languages

The first word spoken on the moon was "okay". (Or not - see comments). Seoul, the South Korean capital, just means "the ca...

Antiques Roadshow Spoof

How much do you think a crushed can of American soft drink Mountain Dew from 1995 is worth?

Olympics - Getting a ticket

Even if you could afford a ticket - good luck!

The Olympics (A bit rude in places + some swearing)

The only way to afford a ticket is to move out and camp...

Makes you proud to be British

Or does it? This is a clever mash up, and very tongue in cheek, but with a real political sting in the tail.


I have nothing against the Olympics, and I really hope that everyone who goes there has a great time. But the way it's been hijacked by big money and the cult of celebrity leaves a nasty taste. The video could well get taken down, because it uses the Olympic Games symbol - that's how bad it's become.

Men are from somewhere - Women are from somewhere else #12


SUCCESS

A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend.

A successful woman is one who can find a husband who makes more money than she can spend.

New Internet Scam



!Note - Kickstarter is an online pledge system for funding creative projects. It has helped to fund a diverse array of endeavours, ranging from indie films and music to journalism and gaming. I thought about asking for donations to expand the Learn English Network by hiring another teacher, but then I saw this video. :-p

The S word - (Some swearing)

In the UK "shit" is a relatively mild swear word nowadays, but in America it's used for lots of different things:-

 

Men are from somewhere - Women are from somewhere else #11

OFFSPRING

Ah, children. A woman knows all about her children. She knows about dentist appointments and romances, best friends, favorite foods, secret fears and hopes and dreams.

A man is vaguely aware of some short people living in the house.

Internet melt down



An amusing take on yesterday's imminent internet meltdown.

Perception

HATE has four letters, but so does LOVE.
ENEMIES has seven letters, but so does FRIENDS.
LYING has five letters, but so does TRUTH.
HURT has four letters, but so does HEAL.


Men are from somewhere - Women are from somewhere else #10

NICKNAMES

If Laura, Suzanne, Debra and Rose go out for lunch, they will call each other Laura, Suzanne, Debra and Rose.

If Mike, Charlie, Bob and John go out, they will affectionately refer to each other as Fat Boy, Godzilla, Peanut-Head and Scrappy.

KFC - OMG

I had great fun spotting the English words in this spoof ad from the Phillipines. Oh - and it's good for learning some prepositions of place.

Men are from somewhere - Women are from somewhere else #9

MONEY

A man will pay €2 for a €1 item he wants.

A woman will pay €1 for a €2 item that she doesn't want.