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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…Continue
This night, after staying up late as usually chatting in EC chat room, I finally hit the hay and almost immediately fell asleep, but I was not inundated with the usual night time visions, the phantasmagory that followed was way different, it was the most weird dream I ever had.
I found myself in an idyllic scenery - temple like building, all of white stone, broad streets running through lavish gardens, people joyfully discussing or just relaxing on the carpets of grass which…Continue
I bet you know what I'm trying to convey. Yes, I mean you can try to express the same idea in English with a different way, instead of the way that you may think is the only natural or right way.
For example, you can use 'amazing', 'excellent', 'fantastic', 'terrific', 'well down' or 'good job', instead of 'good' or 'nice'. You can say 'an extremely hot day' instead of 'a sweltering day' if you can't remember the word 'sweltering', which is what you really want to use.
Hi, my friends! In August we started playing The Wheel Of Fortune again and here are the words we guessed.
SQUEAMISH (adj) defines a person easily made to feel sick, faint, or disgusted, especially by unpleasant images or sensations.
Example: Lila is really squeamish about cats and she never visits my house just because I have one.
INDEFATIGABLE (adj) defines a person…Continue
Hi, my friends! I'd like to think you are waiting for one more test. Today is Day of Knowledge in my country, the beginning of the academic year. So, here I am with your new task. This test is almost the same as previous. And you know what to do, don't you? You have to correct all the mistakes in each sentence.
As I have told somewhere here in EC that I am in the habit of reading. I do not have the interest to read any specific subject. I read whatever is in my reach, even the scrap of paper I pick up from the floor to throw away. This reading habit built a desire in me that I would write something, but what, I didn’t have any idea. Once I happened to visit a shrine, it was/is situated on the…Continue
Time for new words guys!!
I have two beautiful words for beautiful women..
Comely: Adjective: Means attractive, good looking, someone who makes you feel pleasant when you look at them (mostly used for woman).
Pulchritude: Noun: Means Beauty.
Example: Her comely face was beaming with pulchritude and bounded everyone's eyes like with a magic spell.
Now you have to write a really small blog using these two words..
do not stress yourself, you can write…Continue
Hi, my friends! You always make my day! No sooner had I returned to EC than you immediately enriched my great collection of your mistakes with a few fantastic expressions! Thank you very much! So, my nightmares are back! Hahaha! I have to admit borrowing some phrases and information from my personal correspondence with EC members. Many things I learned are not funny at all but they helped me think up the plot. As usual, I will not tell you the authors’ names but I believe they will recognize…Continue
My friends, I'd like you to recall Danny's and my lessons and to correct the mistakes again. Your task is the same as in "Find and correct the mistakes". For those who are newbies or don't remember, I will explain once again.
There may be a few mistakes in each sentence. You should find and correct them all without changing the vocabulary. It is a grammar test. As usual, I will lead you explaining your mistakes.
Are you ready?
Here is your task:
This is about words, we may take them for granted. Words can be fascinating, encouraging, inspiring, motivating, powerful, living, so adventurous. They can build or they can break. How we choose to use them, depends entirely upon who and what we are.
I saw this on the net and I was fascinated by the construction. It is a mixture of something borrowed and my own words.
Yes, I'm so addicted to blogs here on MyEC - I bet you can tell, can't you?
For me, no day is complete without checking on the blogs! I enjoy being the blog moderator of MyEC - such an honour! As the blog mod, I'm supposed to keep an eye on the blogs.
Most of the time, the Blogs are so enjoyable or inviting, though sometimes the Blogs are not so comfortable - lots of spams, ads for 'essays' or 'dissertations'.
I enjoy reading blogs and comments. You…Continue
Indeed, translations can be very "tricky"! First of all, the person doing the translation should have well mastered the original language of the text being translated. Translating demands a vast knowledge of our own mother tongue as well as an appreciable knowledge of the language we are to…Continue
As Mary pointed, and Josef became serious about less activity, here is my effort to give a try to revive blogging activity on EC again.
As I promised to Paula that I will leave my comfort zone.. and after adding inspiration from Expector Smith's blog I came up with this easy and creative writing challenge..
This writing challenge is based on new words. I will introduce only 2 new words to you. And you can write a short two paragraph blog using these two words. You are free to…Continue
Yes, what I'm trying to say is, it will be more enjoyable if MyEC is full of short blogs, on which a lot of comments are added.
Why short blogs? It seems nowadays people tend to read what is short - they no longer enjoy lengthy articles or blogs. It takes time to read something long, but they can't find the time to read among the hustle and bustle.
Then, why a lot of comments? It's no fun writing blogs with no or only a few comments added -…Continue
This is my 1st blog or may be the last blog in EC
i don't know what happened with my feelings and how to express these feelings. why i felt like an empty sheet.
I was very shocked why my 1st and best friend anxa left me…Continue
Yes, I'm trying to say that a blog may occur if you really know what you want to share or express.
A blog is just about what you really want to tell us or talk about.
You may want to share an interesting story or experience; you may want to express an idea or feeling; you may want to tell us you are trying to understand what just happened, or you may want to talk about something so popular yet controversial.
Three things should be kept in mind when you try to…Continue
I have to say I was so impressed by Luci's Challenge!!! What a good idea. I read some of the best stories by member's answering this challenge. Some of us are trying our best to think of good, and interesting challenges for the near future. No one wants to see this part of EC go down due to lack of interest. Reading and writing are two of the most important tools we have when it comes to learning…Continue
Yes, a smartphone is a mobile phone that can be used as a small computer.
A smartphone that connects to the Internet can be so versatile that you don't really need a desktop or laptop. It seems eveybody here in China has such a smartphone - they read, watch or write on their phone whenever they have leisure or spare time, whether on the underground or metro, or in the line or queue, or even walking.
That is to say, they have spent so much time learning or playing on their…Continue