2017 April

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Badass

Badass   Describing a person =  tough, uncompromising, intimidating,  or talented Ex:  John Wayne and Bruce Lee were both “badass” actors. (they were tough, intimidating, talented) Ex: My grandfather fought in World War II.  He was a true “badass.”   Describing an object = cool (*Used mostly by young people) Ex: Those shoes are “badass.” […]

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Who’s vs Whose

Who’s vs Whose   Who’s  = who is/ who has Ex: “Who’s” going to the party this weekend? Ex: “Who’s” calling my phone at midnight? Ex: “Who’s” that?   Whose = possessive pronoun * Whose can refer to things in addition to people Ex: “Whose” umbrella is this? (Who owns this umbrella?) Ex:  I’m thinking […]

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Blah Blah Blah

Blah Blah Blah   = non important information, meaningless talk, I don’t care   Ex: She had a coffee a donut and “blah blah blah.”  (Whatever else is not important) Ex:  Yeah yeah, “blah blah blah.”  Mom, you said that yesterday.  (What you said was meaningless) Ex: Oh your brother is a internet millionaire “blah […]

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To vs For

  Use for 1) when something is being done to benefit someone or something Ex.  I bought this gift “for you” Ex. What can I do “for you?” Ex: I made food “for the party.” 2) when you are trying to express a purpose or the reason something is happening. Ex: He runs “for his […]

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Episode #24 My Twitter Account Was Suspended

On this episode I explain why Twitter suspended my account.     If you want to improve your English then I recommend becoming a member of Evil English.  It’s FREE to try for 1 month and then a monthly payment of ONLY $3.39. You can learn more here. If you want a private English lesson with […]