Monthly Archives: febrero 2020

88 British expression that can confuse you

Every language has a few phrases that don’t always translate well – and the British English has some absolute corkers. The team at the Business Insider UK office have compiled a list of the best British slang and idioms that define the weird and wonderful British dialect we grew up with.

Whether you think this list is the “bee’s knees” or […]

How to be more efficient: stop ‘precrastinating’

As opposed to a procrastinator, who might leave an inbox full of emails untouched until the next day, a precrastinator would read and respond to each of them first thing in the morning. Even if they know most of the emails are unimportant, they would choose to clear them off as soon as possible. In some cases, this can mean depleting […]

3 Different Origins for a Unique Festivity

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Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14. Across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. But who is this mysterious saint and where did these traditions come from? Find out about the history of Valentine’s Day, from the […]

How Morality Changes in a Foreign Language

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Language sits deep within every one of us. It influences the way we see the world and guides how we relate to one another and to events happening around us. Studies have long shown that people who speak more than one language may unconsciously change their personality when they switch between the languages they speak. It […]