Expressions

Yes.

English has many ways to say “yes” or to permit somebody to do something. Have a look at these. “Can I use your phone”? “Sure”. “Can I have a piece of chocolate?” “By all means!” “Would you like to join me at the game?” “Absolutely”. “Another drink?” “You bet!” “More food?” “Definitely”. Some times you’ll…

Assistant Grammar Cat

AGC BRB

I understand there’s this thing out there called the internet that I’m on right now. Nobody asked me if this was OK. The whole thing was Flash’s idea. I also understand that when you use the internet, or something called “messaging”, you might use certain abbreviations. In my opion (IMO) this is because humans are…

Slang

Brands we use in daily language.

Some brand names have become substitutes for certain nouns, and even verbs, in English. I understand that it happens in other languges too. There’s some new tissue paper in the house. It’s very comfortable. “Kleenex” is a brand of tissues for the human face, and sometimes you’ll hear other humans say “do you have any…

Slang

Sleep.

The guy I live with said he hasn’t been getting much sleep lately. This week he slept as little as 5 hours each night!!!! How is that possible? Humans have so many words to describe sleep, but they don’t seem to do it very much and always complain. Here are some of the words humans…

Slang

Vibing

Check out this video. This cat is definitely vibing to the drummer’s performance. “Vibing” means enjoying and becoming one with your surroundings. “A vibe” means a special atmosphere that gives people a certain feeling. If you say something as a Brazilian vibe, it means might look, feel or sound Brazilian or makes you feel like…