That thing you do….

What’s your job? Where do you work? What kind of work do you do? Where is your job? The words “work” and “job” are closely related. Not for cats, but that’s another issue. Your “work”, is the type of thing you do during the day (or in some cases, at night). It can also mean…


Back that cat up.

If you turn your back on someone or something, it means you’re don’t care what happens to them anymore and won’t help them no matter what. Your cat may turn its back on you, but don’t worry. We’ll be back.

Assistant Grammar Cat

Say more. Not less.

“Do you speak Spanish?” “More or less”. You will hear people say that, and it means “I’m OK with Spanish” or “I can speak a little bit but I’m not confident”. “Did you enjoy your trip?” “More or less. Well, was it more or less? You will hear English speakers use these type of expressions…



This week, let’s look at ways to say that something is “ok”. Not good, not bad, but just in the middle. If someone asks you “how was the food?” You can say “it was OK”. You can also say “so-so”. Also “fair”. My personal favorite is “nothing to write home about”. All of these expressions…

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Today I hear that some humans are changing their clocks. It’s an hour later this morning than it was yesterday. So this time of year, we “change the clocks” or “move the clocks an hour” we don’t “change the hour”. My life hasn’t changed. Also, if you “clock out”, it means you’re finished for the…