Monday, 15 August 2022

Survey Course: ENGLISH LITERATURE



























 









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Wednesday, 10 August 2022

NON-SEQUITURS #1
























































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Friday, 5 August 2022

ITALIAN LOANWORDS





Editor's Note: 

You can probably figure out how to pronounce the word 'ciao' if you  already know how to say ...
cello: the musical instrument, and 
Fauci: the well-known director of the American CDC (Centers for Disease Control), and pandemic maven.

Note, however, that in expressions like che schifo, the Italian letter 'H' blocks the vowel ('E' or 'I')  from softening the sound of the Italian 'C' into the ch'(church) sound of English
BTW, che schifo! means 'How disgusting!, or How repulsive!, or Yuk!












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