American Vs. British English: Core Differences

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When you are asking for permission, would you say ‘May I go to restroom, teacher?’ or “May I go to loo, teacher?”. Did you notice quotation marks? (Double or single)

What if you are snared linguistically? At times, you can’t even figure out which spellings and vocabularies are you going to use.

Alright, is today August 28, 2016 or 28 August, 2016? Whatever, you are going to learn basics of American versus British and their core differences that you SHOULD know.


Along with this chart,  I would share other pictures as shared in Bored Panda which will be really beneficial.


Similarly, you can go through the following links to know more about the differences which are equally interesting.

  1. Service Scape
  2. English Club
  3. English Club
  4. VOA Learning English

Happy Learning.

Gaurab Gurung

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Poetic Devices: Reading Poetry


Reading poetry is multi-layered as they can be interpreted upon every single reading. The reading(s) is made enriching with varied meanings and elaborations that a reader can have with perception and context. Similarly, the contextual reading is always an apt way to take in.

In the same way, figures of speech act significantly to make poetry more elaborately meaningful and complex enough to interpret. Figures of Speech containing poetic devices make your poetry more interesting to delve in. And, those devices are used in poetry and other literary pieces to craft rhetoric and vivid layers.

On the other hand, poetic devices might make your poetry reading symbolic or figurative. Some of the devices making poetry more sensible are simile, metaphors, assonance, alliteration, onomatopoeia and other.

Do follow 3 things to know more about it:

  1. Read this notes :
  2. This page includes 15 the most interesting devices that you shouldn’t miss.
  3. This YouTube video helps you a lot.