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Why is it called? Part 3: Foods

Why is it called? Part 3: Foods Have you ever asked yourself why something is called by a particular name? Why are mushrooms called champignons? How do ...
diplomatic English

« That sounds great, but I hate it. » The case for diplomatic English

« That sounds great, but I hate it. » The case for diplomatic English. The increasing need for diplomatic English language skills in the European ...

Two spelling traditions: the Spelling Bee and La Dictée

Two spelling traditions: the Spelling Bee and La Dictée It is quite ironic that the most often misspelled word in English is: « misspell »! But spelling, ...

Higher Education Fair by The American University of Paris

The American University of Paris is hosting a Higher Education Fair on campus so that students can meet with and learn about universities from all over ...

Election speak explained: Left, right, blue, red, donkey, elephant

Election speak explained: Left, right, blue, red, donkey, elephant, Democrats, Republicans ? Why do we use the terms LEFT AND RIGHT to designate political ...
French place names

Why is it called? Part 2: French place names or toponyms

Why is it called… Part 2: French place names or toponyms Have you ever asked yourself why something is called by a particular name? We’ve learned ...
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