English for parents – bogies and snot

Yeah, I’m just going to dive right into this one. Today is about the stuff that comes out of your nose. The doctor might call it mucus but in everyday language we say: snot – (uncountable) runny mucus from the nose. a bogey/ some bogies – (countable) solid or hard mucus from the nose. ChildrenContinue reading “English for parents – bogies and snot”

English everyday – Up yours

Serious post guys, this one’s about swearing. In particular this one’s about sweary hand gestures. The picture at the top of the page is a peace or victory sign. First two fingers held up, palm out. It’s pretty common to see in photos these days, especially here in Japan. No problems. However, turn that signContinue reading “English everyday – Up yours”