“Bat shi*t,” repeated Salima Ikram, the queen of Egyptology, in her posh British accent to her hyperventilating students.
Amid the rest of the news in the world lately (and heaven knows there’s been plenty of it!), you might not have seen this little tidbit: the University of California recently voted to remove the SAT/ACT from its admissions requirements.
I didn’t want to be a teacher. Not really. But I’m not tall enough to be an actress, and my parents said I’d never make any money as a historian. And, as we all know, those are (basically) the only careers allowed to time travel.
Fat Amy sneezed. Her fellow Bellas, singers from the premiere a cappella group at Barden University, shied back in a way they hadn’t since THE GREAT SOPHOMORE FART. Their motivation, however, wasn’t prompted by a mere desire to avoid the malodorous emission…
We made it! Episode 18 of the Vocabbett podcast contains the final installment of our “5 Ways to Instantly Sound Smarter” mini-series.
As I was writing this episode, I realized that there is an inherent risk in talking so much about grammar: it makes you sound a tad judgmental.