Vocabulary – Carnage

In his first speech as President of the United States, Donald Trump said: “This American carnage stops right here and stops right now.” Carnage is Destruction The word “carnage” has a Latin root and it comes from the word “carne”, which means “meat” or “flesh”. We see the word “carne” […] Read more »

The Secret of the Black Drink

at erin mj It was a hot day. What month was it? The sun was beating down on the city. Was it high in the sky? A man was in a drugstore. Did it have large plate glass windows at the front.? He was working. Do you have a job? […] Read more »

Notes and Ideas – “in charge of”

Parallel Expressions I am in charge of the electrical systems I look after the electrical systems. I take care of the electrical systems. I am responsible for the electrical systems. (These expressions are parallel in this situation but not all situations) Other meanings of “charge”  1. The bull charged and […] Read more »