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Eric replied to Muskan's discussion A Joke
"Reading it from a native speaker's prospective, there's nothing really offensive about the joke. Coming from a male standpoint, experience tells me that the content plays upon the fragility of the male ego and the need to satisfy it…"
Eric and Sara are now friends
Jun 6
Eric and Victor M are now friends
May 2
Eric and Sherif Kotb are now friends
Apr 18
Eric commented on MARY's blog post MY 50th EC BLOG POST (AND QUOTE OF THE DAY)
"Congrats Mary...Keep em coming Batgirl."
Apr 4
Eric commented on noaslpls's blog post My Formula One 2015
"Noas, it's good to finally see you behaving like a spectator for this event rather than an organizer...I'll bet you saved yourself a fortune by not buying headache pills and ulcer medication:)) Anywho, I'll be expecting my…"
Apr 4
Eric commented on _Malkeet_'s blog post Turban - My Pride!
"My turban wearing brothers here in Northern California are some of the best rice growers on the planet Malkeet. Every year I join them at their annual food festival in Marysville, CA...Trust me, this carnivore doesn't miss the chicken or beef…"
Mar 21
Eric is now friends with Guy from moon, Eli Inacio, shelley and 2
Mar 21
Eric received a gift from I am Vietnamese
Dec 27, 2014

Robbie left a comment for Eric
"Hi Eric! Just dropping by to say... See you around, Robbie"
Nov 26, 2014
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"Hi Eric, Congratulation to be a star member.."
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"Hi Eric, Hope you are doing great. I came to know from your profile that you are from California. I'm on vacation now and planning to visit Los Angeles."
Nov 21, 2014
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Eric and mohamed gamal are now friends
Nov 12, 2014
Eric commented on Inna's photo

A competition for the best dialogue

"Horse: "What? No oats? Really? Hey lady, if you're gonna starve me, at least you could use a little deodorant to make this experience a bit more pleasant. By the way, you promised me a carrot yesterday! Can a horse get a…"
Nov 12, 2014

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Favourite book, movie, song/band etc [in English!]
favorite book, "The Shack" by William P Young (life changing stuff)

favorite movie, "Pulp Fiction" by Quentin Tarantino , greatest screen writer of my generation!

favorite music, (widely varies, but, here's just a few)Foo Fighters, George Gershwin, Van Halen, Vangelis, Rush, Benny Goodwin,I just appreciate what touches my heart and I'm not picky about what genera it comes from.
My Favourite Saying(s) [in English!]
"It is what is is." Wherever you go, there you are." "You gonna eat that?" Who died and made you King?" "Sit down, shut up and listen, anything you have to say is currently irrelevant!" "Go ahead, make my DAY!" (Winston Churchill) "Madam, I may be drunk, and you are fat, but, in the morning, I'll be sober." etc. etc.

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Posted on October 16, 2014 at 6:07 10 Comments

Some of you may question the title of this latest entry. Incase you're wondering, "What makes you tick?" is an English expression (idiom) that loosely translates to mean, "What's your reason for living? What gives you motivation to wake up in the morning? What's your true passion in life and why?".

If the question were literally translated, I'd be writing about pre digital age mechanical clocks that make a "tick tock" sound.…



Posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:08 5 Comments

Honestly, I could rant and rave regarding the problems of our global issues. As a somewhat educated person, who's occasionally traveled and seen different cultures, watched the evening news, and experienced a bit of what life has to offer, standing on a soap box and picking just one subject would be too easy. My opinion through all of those collective experiences and memories is deeply mine and not something to be shared in a blog posting for English Club.

To me, The World's Biggest…


Writing Challenge: Dinner Guest (WHO Would I Invite?)

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 4:30 4 Comments

I've been a member of English Club for about two years now. Anyone here WHO's ever met me knows that I'm a huge DR. WHO fan.

Some may ask why I'd chose such an eccentric fictional character as a dinner guest. He's not exactly notorious for having excellent table manners.…


Challenge Versus Fear In It's English Enterpritation. (American Style)

Posted on March 6, 2014 at 8:30 6 Comments

In the often "politically correct" language of American English, we sometimes exchange the word "fear" for the word "challenge"...

To many Americans, "challenge" just sounds better when motivating a good friend while encouraging them to face his or her "fears".

For a brief example, I'll give you two sentences. One is written in the negative context. The other contains the positive. Both…


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At 1:55pm on December 27, 2014, I am Vietnamese gave Eric a gift
Happy New Year!!! I will you and your family all the best in the new year!
At 13:10 on November 26, 2014,

Hi Eric!

Just dropping by to say...

See you around,


At 2:58 on November 25, 2014, sugeng said…

Hi Eric, Congratulation to be a star member..

At 2:14 on November 21, 2014, niki said…
Hi Eric,

Hope you are doing great. I came to know from your profile that you are from California. I'm on vacation now and planning to visit Los Angeles.
At 18:17 on October 31, 2014, Ehab Nassif said…

Hello Eric

My congratulations from the deep of my heart to you for being

                               STAR MEMBER 

At 15:00 on October 30, 2014,

Congrats, Eric! You are a STAR of the month.

At 8:36 on October 30, 2014, Afro said…

Congratulation, Eric! And thanks for reading my meat related blog.

At 18:47 on October 29, 2014, saba said…

Congratulations my friend Eric for becoming a star member.

At 12:37 on October 29, 2014,

Howdy Cowboy!

Congrats Eric for being the Star Member.

At 6:02 on October 29, 2014, Luci said…
Congratulations for being chosen as this month's starmember!

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