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In this series you will learn basic Italian phrases useful for your travels in Italy. We will not analyze grammar, but focus on what is essential for communicating in Italy. Each lesson will open with one or more short Italian dialogs. You will then learn when and how to use them. After the lesson use the Practice track to actively practice what you have just learnt, review everything in a handy PDF and then take a Quiz!
 
ANIMALOGY is a podcast about language, the animal-related words and phrases we use every day, and how they reflect and affect our relationship with (and treatment of) animals. Hosted by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, bestselling author and seasoned podcaster, Animalogy will change the way you talk — and think — about animals. For show notes and more, visit animalogypodcast.com.
 
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases is a practical handbook written by Grenville Kleiser. Grenville is known for his writings on humor, positive thinking and inspirational thought. This serves as a handbook of pertinent expressions, striking similes and terms for embellishing speech and literature. This book can be used to improve vocabulary for reading, writing and speaking alike. Through mastery of words, the most powerful and perfect expression of thought can be delivered orally. Choosing the ...
 
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TURN OF PHRASES
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I explore the origins and histories of idioms, metaphors, old wives tales, superstitions, and more. Come along with me as I turn phrases inside out. #turningphrases #toppers #lendmeyourears #etymology
 
A Practical Handbook of Pertinent Expressions, Striking Similes, Literary, Commercial, Conversational, and Oratorical Terms, for the Embellishment of Speech and Literature, and The Improvement of the Vocabulary of Those Persons Who Read, Write, and Speak EnglishAlt-BC: Lucy Burgoyne
 
American English Phrases and Expressions
 
A weekly look at the history and origins of some of the wonderful words and phrases we use everyday - without knowing why.
 
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Organic Phrases
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Organic Phrases is a little safe haven where we will explore the worlds of agriculture and writing. As a double major in these two subjects, my goal is to share what I'm learning about the topics and the world at large. So, if you want to learn about carrots and then hear some poetry you are in the right place.
 
Daily we are bombarded by the newest, latest and greatest catch phrases. In a hash tagged cultured, it might be good to stop and look around and hear what we are really communicating. Over three weeks, we will discuss some rather popular phrases and decide whether we should ban them from our personal and public conversations. With great humor and joy, we engage the culture and reflect the light of Christ with and on us.
 
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Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 65 topics: I’ll be a monkey’s uncle; 800 pound gorilla; More fun than a barrel of monkeys; The monkey’s paw; Three wise monkeys You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, ge ...…
 
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 64 topics: To the Victor Go the Spoils; Rotten tomatoes/why people throw tomatoes; Something is rotten in the state of Denmark; One bad apple can spoil the bunch; Bittersweet You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com to send topic suggestions, find links to my social med ...…
 
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 63 topics: Blood, sweat and tears; The big cheese; Jack of all trades, master of none; All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy; Pull yourself up by your bootstraps You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see ...…
 
Pardon the crickets in the background! This is the first episode in my dorm room this year, so please excuse any changes in sound quality and the crickets and frogs outside the window in my very warm room. This episode takes a look at the second Ingredient in the two-part series "Growing Better Brews." The ingredient in question is Barley! the ...…
 
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 62 topics: A Picture Paints a Thousand Words; Actions Speak Louder Than Words; Excuse my French; Tell it to the marines; It’s all Greek to me You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the ...…
 
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 61 topics: All the bells and whistles; With bells on; As clear as a bell; Ringing in the new year; Grabbing the brass ring You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get inf ...…
 
In this episode, we explore the basics of growing hops! This is part one on a two-part series about the farming involved in brewing beer. So crack open a cold one (if you are of age) and enjoy!
 
Salutations Toppers, and thank you for lending me your ears! Episode 60 topics: Exit stage left; Left handed compliment; Two left feet; Out in left field; Southpaw; Left handed monkey wrench You can check out my website, turnofphrases.com to send topic suggestions, find links to my social media, see the attributions for the show music, get info ...…
 
Sorry for the late upload everyone! Episode 2 has arrived. In this episode, we are discussing roots! We learn a bit about root vegetables and about laying your roots in writing! So lets kick off our shoes and dig our toes into the soil!In the episode I mention another podcast, here is the link to that episode: https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/ ...…
 
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