Expression of the day

To fall for something…..It’s April fool’s day but we wouldn’t fall for this today, would we?!

Well back in the 1950s when the British hadn’t moved on tremendously from their wartime diet, allegedly people did fall for – that is they wrongly believed, this prank or joke played by the BBC. You might find it incredible but remember, back then (and arguably still today) the BBC was a highly trusted and …

The 5 Ps: Just one of the handy expressions that has stuck with me…

since my days at Apex Computer Recruitment London.. and that’s a few moons ago to say the least! 😉 Anyway the 5 Ps; “Proper Preparation Prevents Piss-poor Performance”! And so, I “always” prepare my lessons “thoroughly“. NB The position of the adverbs “always” and “thoroughly“. I have noticed that a lot of non-native English speakers …

to backfire

When a plan “backfires” it has the opposite to intended effect. Trump’s Donald’s voting strategy has backfired and Biden seems to have achieved a landslide victory…. Unfortunately…. I don’t think we’ve seen the last of him yet…. I reckon he’s using the “death throes” of his presidency to “pave the way” for his new venture…