Hello! I mean, bonjour? As Americans are dealing with wildfires, tax overhauls, collusion and the looming threat of an unfriendly dictator, our neighbors up in Quebec have another hot issue on their plates. Legally, how should business owners greet their
I took French in high school for not one, not two, not three, not four, but five years straight. The rest of my family is fluent. I’m also Canadian, which I feel like should automatically make me bilingual. Yeah, no.
What would we do without dictionaries? Historically, this book was always a steadfast source of knowledge and objective facts. From flipping through the pages while studying for our 4th grade spelling tests to being an online resource available for any
The year is 2017 and millennials have officially taken over the world. Kidding, kidding… no, but really, the word ‘woke’ in its current slang-esque form has officially been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. What does this word mean, you
It’s always refreshing (and humbling) to learn something new about the English language. Whether this means learning about new words that the Merriam-Webster has recently added to the dictionary (thanks, Erin ;), or learning about words that have been there
Being English, obviously I drink tea – and lots of it. Preferably loose leaf but I will settle for teabags for on the fly brewing. There are many rules for tea making if you are seriously into it, including pouring
So…I’m new to marlo, I’m new to Boston, in fact I’m new to America. Moving over here from the UK ten months ago has been quite an experience. I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how friendly and obliging the Yanks (you
Grammar, although a constant mechanism of concern at the offices of mm/c, was the subject of interest at one of our recent weekly staff meetings. After listening to the grammar annoyances, irritations and grievances of my fellow colleagues, it prompted