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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is one of the most iconic novels about Christmas. It has been adapted into theatre performances, operas, graphic novels and movies. The Muppets also produced a film version of A Christmas Carol, starring Michael Caine as Ebenezer Scrooge and Kermit the Frog as Bob Cratchit. Let us take a look at some memorable quotes from A Christmas Carol.
An idiom is an interesting and creative expression whose meaning cannot be deduced from the sum of its parts. Let us take a look at a few interesting idioms that feature animals.
Halloween falls on the night of 31 October. Do you have your costumes ready, to frighten your friends? Or will you stay home because witches, ghosts and creepy crawlies scare you? This Halloween, let us treat you to some words and phrases that describe fear.
The annual Singapore Grand Prix returns this September with a breathtaking combination of gripping race action and entertaining performances, set against the backdrop of a spectacular city skyline! Whether you are attending the glitzy event or not, let us take a look at some words and phrases that are related to racing – both literally and figuratively!
It has been 53 years since Singapore gained independence. To celebrate this milestone, here is a list of words that remind us of our home country!
Enter an enchanting world of exquisite garden designs and floral creations as Singapore goes into full bloom this July at the Singapore Garden Festival 2018. Let us take a look at some words and phrases that are related to gardens and flowers!
Food brings people from all walks of life together. What happens when you come across good food but just cannot find the right words to describe it? Let us take a look at some adjectives to describe food!
Collective nouns are names for a group of people or animals. Instead of saying “group”, use collective nouns to introduce variation in your writing. Let us take a look at some ways to use collective nouns to describe groups of animals.
Metaphors and similes are used to make comparisons. While similes use the words “like” or “as” to draw similarities between the two features, metaphors make comparisons directly. To commemorate the month of Shakespeare’s birth and death, let us take a closer look at metaphors and similes with the following examples from Shakespeare’s oeuvre.
Punctuation marks may seem unimportant or even unnecessary, but the reality is that omitting one where it is needed, or using one where it is not necessary, can drastically change the meaning of a sentence. Let us take a look at some of the common ways in which punctuation marks are misused and find out how we can avoid mistakes.
The time has come once again to shower the special someone in your life with a plethora of flowers, gifts and chocolates. Ditch the roses and switch it up this year by impressing your significant other with your breathtaking vocabulary. Here are some creative words and phrases you can use to express yourself this Valentine’s Day.
The new year has arrived! It’s time to sober up from the holiday festivities and get back to work. Now is also the time where many of us attempt to make amends for our holiday gluttony by eating better and healthier. Before you embark on your next diet and exercise regime, take a look at how to pronounce the names of the following health foods that have gained popularity among your fellow health junkies.