Behind the Iron Curtain

“When I was your age”. This is probably the most often used phrase by parents when giving a lecture. We all know that our parents grew up in a different generation, but could the world have been that much of a different place only a few decades ago? For the millions of Europeans that grew up behind the iron curtain, it was.

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Lexicology and other clever words for you to use 

The world of words, their meaning, structure, history, and usage.

Words: fascinating when coming from a friend, boring when being used by a teacher. We all have our own vocabulary, and our own idiosyncrasies when using words, be it using a word too often or mispronouncing the number ‘three’. Whilst most people will never scratch the surface of all the fantabulous and silly words we call ‘advanced’, through this article you will!

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