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№9 (105) – сентябрь 2011
- London Riots: What happened and Why? / Lifetime
- Get Rich — Like In The Movies / Cinema
- Middlebrow and proud / Opinion
- Stand Clear. Man Cooking / Phenomenon
London Riots: What happened and Why? / Lifetime
Years of liberal dogma have spawned a generation of amoral, uneducated, welfare dependent, brutalised youngsters.
Get Rich — Like In The Movies / Cinema
And yet, money and money only is the single dispassionate measure of human achievement and merit. Money is the answer to the simple and important questions — “How good are you to your job?”
For some Lucian Freud was a one-trick pony. For some he was one of the finest British artists of the post-war era, on a par with Henry Moore and Francis Bacon.
Middlebrow and proud / Opinion
Experts say it's time to embrace middle-of-the-road tastes (so you can stop pretending to love opera!)
Why do some Americanisms irritate people? / Language
British people are used to the stream of Americanisms entering the language. But some are worse than others, argues Matthew Engel.
Stand Clear. Man Cooking / Phenomenon
No more is cooking a feminine occupation only. Long gone are the days of women slavery in the kitchen. Modern men think of cooking not as of a hard work, but as of a relaxing hobby.
Exploring local food markets and grocery stores are some of my favorite traveling activities. I’m afraid I may actually spend as much time perusing the aisles of foreign supermarkets as I do museums.
British Tea / Idioms
Tea is a universal drink – it can be drunk in the heat and cold, hot and iced. In the United Kingdom tea isn’t necessary accompanied with sweets and cakes. Britain has a long tradition tea consuming. In many parts of England, particularly the North West and North East and in many parts of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, tea is still used to mean the main evening meal.
Food laughs & humor / LifeUP
Sign in a restaurant: "We reserve the right to serve refuse to anyone."
Sign in restaurant window: "Eat now - Pay waiter."
M&M World / Fiction
Short story about a woman taking her daughters to M&M World in Times Square…
Thin People Don't / LifeUP
I read every diet I can get my hands on. I even follow their suggestions. But eventually, inevitably, I always get fat again. Now, at last, I've found The Answer. After living for almost 14 years with a man who never gains an ounce no matter what...
Обогащаем словарный запас за счет коротких слов / Nota bene
ри подготовке к различным экзаменам на знание английского языка, наблюдается тенденция пополнения словарного запаса путем заучивания длинных слов, как, например, "flamboyant", "commencement", др. Знать длинные слова - отличная идея. Однако, не будем забывать, что любое длинное слово...
- Cristiano Ronaldo: 6 Reasons Why He's The World Cup's Biggest Star / Sport
- Cinema about Beauty / Cinema
- Fornasetti Inspiration / Art
- Bella Monica / Cultperson
- Hey, London, I’m coming / London
- Barefoot Diva Cesaria Evora / Music
- Banksy's London / Lifetime
- Summer trends wrap-up / Fashion
- The Differences of Frozen Desserts / Cuisine
- What labels you as a beginner / Vocabulary
- English words that describe behaviour / Vocabulary