As every year, the most terrifying night of the year arrives, and one of the inevitable stops in the Halloween vocabulary of English language. Depending on your country, you probably know about this holiday, although maybe you don’t know much about it.
The definition of ‘cockney’ is that of an individual born anywhere in London from where you can hear the chimes of the church of St. Mary-le-Bow, located between the stations of Bank and St. Paul’s. This condition generally includes almost all districts of the so-called East End of London.
The world has always had the need for an international language. Before, it was for the spread of religion and for intellectuals to engage in debates. Today, it is more about communicating with other people from any culture and part of the world.
Like many other people learning English, you might also think that if you can master grammar and writing you can master the English language. But you may be wrong thinking that as the English language is so much more than just grammar and writing. Popular culture, or as we like to call it ‘Pop Culture’, is the biggest part of learning English.
The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. Not long after, Pope Julius I declared that the birth of Jesus was to be celebrated on the 25th December; from then on Christmas has always been celebrated on the 25th. On the 25th December, it is…
If you are lucky enough to be enjoying a traditional Christmas dinner this year then you will certainly be expecting to pull a cracker, a Christmas Cracker that is. These colourful accessories on the family table are enjoyed by everyone and no Christmas will ever be the same without one. A beautiful metallic wrapped cardboard tube that compliments this traditional meal, but why do we pull one, where have they come from and what’s the meaning behind this?