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Brainwashing, China, Chopsticks, Chop suey, Dim Sum, Ginseng, Ketchup, Tea



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A shape in a drape, Focus your audio, Interviewing your brains, Know your groceries, Mason-Dixon line, Used-to-be.


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Police Slang (#96)

Origin of Five-O, Smokey, Dick, Pig, Cop


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areography, Grey goo,  meatspace, cosmic spaghetti  aka topopolis,  xenology

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Oxford English Dictionary:  Origin of 5 new words for 2014

Catfish, Freegan, Vape, Gamification, Steampunk

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Comet, Probe, Rosetta spacecraft,  Philae

The Rosetta probe, which was carrying Philae, launched into space in 2004, using the gravity of Earth and Mars to slingshot its way towards comet 67P.


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Oxymorons (#92)

Oxymorons can be culturally biased (American history); or two-word traditional (jumbo shrimp); or one-word (cowboy); or funny (deeply superficial).
Oxymoron is also an oxymoron. Listen here to its origin.
From literature: William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet  "Good-night, good-night! parting is such sweet sorrow"

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As Happy as a Clam;  Beating a Dead Horse;  Close, But No Cigar;  Hissy Fit;  My Bad
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William shares a little of his life and studying in China.  William must defend his PhD dissertation in Chinese.
What should Chinese students do to study English?

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 'Everybody says words different,' said Ivy. 'Arkansas folks says 'em different, and Oklahomy folks says 'em different. And we seen a lady from Massachusetts, an' she said 'em different of all. Couldn't hardly make out what she was sayin'!' "
-- John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath, 1939.

Boston Accent: Park the Car at Harvard Yard, Allergy, Answer, Antenna, Bar, Barber, Better, Gloucester, Cellar

Boston Vocabulary: Signal, Drinking fountain, Remote control, Wicked, Trash can, Soda, Frappe, Milkshake, Fresh, Tubby, Piggies, Hun, Jimmies, Rotary, Pisser



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