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14 Aussie Phrases Americans Should Start Using

Stephanie Be | Posted 06.01.2014 | Travel
Stephanie Be

There is no easy American phrase that explains that "I could do that, but no, no I don't think I will do that, just because I don't feel like it." Can't Be Bothered uses minimal effort to express minimal effort.

"What's the Bad Word?"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.24.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I know cliches like the back of my hand and I've always thought that people should avoid them like the plague.

Don't Believe Everything You Hear

Darina Kagan | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Darina Kagan

America: the land of slogans, phrases, "You know what they say"s, and jingles, where a person can spew off a verse to a jingle and immediately associa...

The 11 Words for 2011

Frank Luntz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Frank Luntz

These are the phrases that you should or would be hearing if the political leaders were listening and communicating effectively.

Official New Dictionary Words

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Around 2,000 new words, phrases, and meanings have been added to the dictionary of American English, including bromance -- defined as "a close but non...

The Most Annoying Phrases on Earth

Leslie Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Leslie Goldman

You think it's annoying when someone starts a sentence with the word "ironically," when it most certainly is not? Or when McCain uttered "My friends" enough times to warrant a drinking game?