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Idioms

An idiom is a form of expression that is particular to a certain person or group of people. If your friend always says, "squirrelly nuteriffic!" when she means something is great, she's using her own idiom.

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internet chat speak

Here are some common acronyms that you'll often see when chatting to English speakers in an informal environment.

LOL - (I am) laughing out loud.
ROFL - (I am) rolling on the floor laughing.
ASL? - (What is your) age/sex/location?
BRB - (I will) be right back.
GTG - (I have) got to go.
BB - Blackberry
WTF - What the funk!
TTYL - Talk to you later.
OMG - Oh my goodness/god!
GG - Good game.
TY - Thank you.
ETA - Estimated time of arrival
WB - Welcome back.
ASAP - As soon as possible.

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Valentine's Day

History of St. Valentine's Day

Who is this mysterious saint and why do we celebrate this day?

According to one legend, Valentine was a priest during the third century in Rome. When Emperor Claudius II decided that single men made better soldiers than those with wives and families, he outlawed marriage for young men. Valentine was not happy and he continued to perform marriages for young lovers in secret. When Valentine's actions were discovered, Claudius ordered that he be put to death.

According to another legend, Valentine actually sent the first 'valentine' greeting himself. While in prison, Valentine fell in love with a young girl. Before his death, he wrote her a letter, which he signed 'From your Valentine,' an expression that is still in use today.

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goal

hi all i wanna know your thought about goal of life.. i have to start my quastion with this.. what is the  goal of life in this world ?

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