General, Grammar

Happy New Year!

As days pass and years go by We hope for the best and keep living life So these are my wishes for you May every new day be cool And may you always end up good May you find the best of luck And always float like the duck May you find peace and grace…

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General, Grammar

Merry Christmas to our amiable readers

As you celebrate this Christmas May you experience love and grace And peace in all your ways May you be happy and blessed And enjoy life without stress May all your dreams come true And your life special like the moon Merry Christmas to you.   From all of us at englishnaija.com

General, Grammar

All meats not beef: see their names

We all hear people or even ourselves call every meat beef because we all don’t know the different names—or don’t bother—and that’s cool. But it’s not so cool when you must identify them for specific purposes, and that’s when it becomes embarrassing. Here are the common kinds of meat we eat:   Animal Meat name…

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General, Grammar

How to say and respond to ‘Thank you’

We say ‘thank you’ when we appreciate what someone has done for us, or when we want to be polite (e.g. a seller to a customer and vice versa). Thus, there are various ways of using and responding to this social expression.   Ways to say ‘Thank you’ Thanks. Thank you. Thanks very much (indeed)/Thank…

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General, Lest We Forget, Nigerian English

Popular English expressions we should get right

There are some popular sayings, proverbs and idioms that speakers (predominantly non-native) of English language have used incorrectly over the years. I had firsthand experience of these misconceptions that were (and are still) taught by parents, teachers, peers, etc. around the world. Consequently, it is a propitious time to correct a few of them, so…

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