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Dear Paula and you members here... because I have destroyed the fun for others with my quick answer on Paula's Quiz..... here are some more. Maybe you all can forgive me still once!!! Pleaseeeeeeee!!…

Dear Paula and you members here... because I have destroyed the fun for others with my quick answer on Paula's Quiz..... here are some more. Maybe you all can forgive me still once!!! Pleaseeeeeeee!!!! (LOL)



1. What is it: Every day she goes for a walk but she always stays at home!



2. What doesn't have ears, speaks without a mouth, but answers in all languages?



3. What is this: the more you take from it, the bigger it gets and the more you give to it, the…

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Added by Rose on September 17, 2017 at 17:30 — 66 Comments

Coffee

Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, which are the seeds…

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Added by esra on September 17, 2017 at 13:45 — 4 Comments

Humans and Humanity

Humanity is the set of qualities i-e kindness, selflessness, benevolence and sympathy which are used to define human nature.

Can you call a person who is ignorant of other’s pain or who is becoming the cause of other’s suffering “A human Being”?

Technology is very fast these days. News is reached to us within a blink…

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Added by Eman on September 17, 2017 at 13:30 — 42 Comments

Foodie special 2 "The Additional Dish" Not for vegetarians :(

I don't know the name of this dish in English but we (my family) call it "M'yasna pidlyvka z shparagivkoyu"

The main ingredient is "Shparagivka" (one kind of beans, wich you can eat with it's shell). Google translator says that it is "Shparaghka".…

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Added by Roman on September 17, 2017 at 1:00 — 41 Comments

Foodie special "The Buckwheat"

More than few times people asked me, how to cook the buckwheat.

This is one of the ways to cook it as simple side dish (garnish). So, here we go:

Take one mug of buckwheat (here in my case i took two mugs of buckwheat).…

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Added by Roman on September 16, 2017 at 23:30 — 12 Comments

Like death warmed over

Have you ever caught your death of cold? Ever been at death's door? Do you know anyone who's had a fate worse than death? I'm gonna be the death of you with all these questions, huh? Yup, you're right. Today is all about DEATH!

-How's that pesky boss of yours?…

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Added by A738a on September 16, 2017 at 16:00 — 33 Comments


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Idioms

Hi Everyone!!!!   I have found some of the most commonly used idioms that I know I have used many times......I hope it helps you in understanding how we use them!!!!!

"hot potato" = to speak of an issue (mostly current) which many people 

                      are talking about and which is usually disputed.…

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Added by ★ღ ˚ Paula✰ •* ˚ on September 16, 2017 at 15:20 — 9 Comments

Technical Issues I hope they are fixed in EC

Hello guys, 

I don't remember who wrote before about this topic, but I have truly always wanted to speak about these issues here in the sense of wishing the better to this place.

I am sure that everyone of you has also other technical problems which he/she wants to rise here.. I hope it's taken in a good intention, if I may ask you to rise your issues here in order to make suggestions for developers of this site which we have always loved. …

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Added by AG on September 16, 2017 at 12:00 — 6 Comments

Hello, I'm new here

Hello, I'm new here and would like to introduce myself with a rather strange photo.

My wife and I take our dog for a walk in the woods regularly. We noticed the ruins of an old house, about a hundred meters from our path and quite hidden between the trees. The property is used as a pasture for sheep and the owners are well known to us. Here I call them Family D.

One day I said to my wife: Today I take my camera with me to have a closer look at…

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Added by Bernd Kohl on September 15, 2017 at 15:54 — 10 Comments


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How About Some Riddles???

Hi all!!!  I was looking around for something that you might enjoy and I found riddles!!!!   I so hope you will enjoy trying to guess them.  

(1)  It is greater than God and more evil than the devil. The poor have it, the rich need it and if you eat it you’ll die. What is it?

(2)  What always runs but never walks, often murmurs, never talks, has a…

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Added by ★ღ ˚ Paula✰ •* ˚ on September 15, 2017 at 13:32 — 16 Comments

°`~● Fill urself with Love Don't fall into it ●~`°

The one responsible  for the " fall in love " term  have knew exactly  what did he mean  . Imagine ur self at the edge of a cliff  , someone  u have choosed  is running  toward u so  that  u fall in love . This is terrifying  no one will do it in real  . When u fall it is a fall  at the end  . U may not survive   or u may  get some fractions  here or there   or live in a vegetable  state paralysed  in ur bed for the rest of ur live :(

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Added by Rosemary :) on September 15, 2017 at 12:42 — 10 Comments

Fingers

The fingers are the extremities of the hand.  They are the four or five jointed parts of the hand. Each finger has three phalanges. Although they are slender they can do, different tasks. Let us start with the small finger, pinky. It has no specific task but to help the other fingers while eating or grasping something. Then, the finger ring or ring finger. It is next to the small finger. In some cultures, a ring is…

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Added by dara gino on September 15, 2017 at 12:05 — 45 Comments

THE BIG BROTHER - CHAPTER 6 ( The Confrontation )

READER'S DISCRETION ADVISED 

Situation was now getting really stressful , Timmy was really frustrated because of the events that took place , the brothers decided to remain patient until the official investigation from the police reaches a conclusion.

Timmy called some of his friends to take some advice as to what can be the…

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Added by White Knight on September 14, 2017 at 23:01 — 13 Comments

why so serious!

Life fuck us all but brave among us are those who always smile back to life.
When I see a person smiling, I see strength.

regards,
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Added by smile on September 14, 2017 at 22:49 — 11 Comments

I'm back!

Hello all,

I'm writing this blog just to welcome me back again after a long time that I was absence due to being busy all the time. I always race against the time to finish our tasks.

Now, I'm back to continue learning English. Let's see is there any improvement? May be no...

But from now on my English skills must be better.

Sure,

Teresa

Added by Teresa on September 14, 2017 at 11:30 — 10 Comments

WILL

There will always be a clash between wills untill only ONE remains in its entirety.



Whenever you find your self held back, things not going your way, your intention broken, Remember there's a greater will.



TIME FLIES

Time and life are inseparable. Time is unstoppable. Life is survival. Time changes people. Time breaks people. Time strengthens them. Time is the best teacher. Time is the best punishment. Time is the best reward. Time is everything in life. Life is… Continue

Added by Rogue on September 13, 2017 at 17:26 — 13 Comments

Research on Prompts

Tasks' instructions as reflected in the measure’s prompts are considered to have a direct effect on a test’s validity. Full information about highlighting the significance of the effect prompts have on a test’s reliability, O’Neill states: “if students’ performances are not accurate in terms of their writing abilities because of the prompt design, then results are not reliable no matter how consistently raters…

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Added by EssayVikings Australia on September 13, 2017 at 14:36 — No Comments

How To Write Literature Review?

Literature review is mostly the second chapter of the thesis/dissertation. The purpose of a literature review is to display the reader mainly tutor that you have studied about the topic and have an excellent grip of, the core work that is published regarding a specific topic or question of your field.

This work can be done with the help of any format which can include online sources.



1.    What is a Literature Review?

It can be considered as a separate…

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Added by Jennifer Crawford on September 13, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Do I Lose????

Today, I just replaced my old profile picture in MyEC. I chose the profile that described my thought at that moment. “Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn” and this words attracted my attention much. An idea crossed my mind then, why there was not written “Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose”?  I thought it was matching enough…

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Added by Icha on September 13, 2017 at 8:54 — 10 Comments

A Short Story

A Life Lesson Learnt The Hard Way

My friend said to me, “I have to travel a lot every day, and a scooter is only good for short distances. So, I am planning to buy a new bike. My scooter ride is giving me back-aches”. I was already planning to buy a two-wheeler, so I was happy to hear that from my friend. After all, getting something second-hand from a person you well is…

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Added by Ramnord on September 13, 2017 at 4:00 — 10 Comments

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Please Share Your Favorite Quote Or Saying.

Started by Evangelina in General Discussion. Last reply by Diah 2 hours ago. 43 Replies

Hello everyone, Another members discussion inspired me to post this discussion. It is great sometimes to be inspired from each other. In ancient times a large part of the quotes/saying served a moralizing, didactically and educational purpose.…Continue

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Complete the story

Started by Seeker in General Discussion. Last reply by Roman 8 hours ago. 28 Replies

Hello all,:-)I have a sentence for you and you have to make a story from this sentence. Just use your imagination and the word limit is 100 words including my initial sentence.Clear?The sentence is:I have been waiting for his / her for 10 years but…Continue

How do you think about the silent of good people in front of the actions of bad people?

Started by Teresa in General Discussion. Last reply by Teresa 1 hour ago. 32 Replies

Today on the way when I went to the office I saw a thief try to take a girl's bag, but no one helps her, even me because that thief not went alone, they have more than six strong man went together. I'm not strong enough to save her in this case. But…Continue

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Started by Sumeyra in Help Each Other With English. Last reply by pint on Friday. 5 Replies

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