Why British English is full of funny words

Lots of people ask me why British English can sometimes sound strange and why there are so many funny words which are hard to understand. I really enjoy teaching some of these as they can be very useful for strengthening relationships with Brits – especially in Business English situations where …

Common English Phrases – Week 1

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‘Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey’ No, it’s not as rude as it might seem! This very common description of the British Winter weather actually comes from the times when the Royal Navy fought with cannon balls. These were stored on deck, beside the cannons. With …