How to Talk to Girls at Parties
Read How to Talk to Girls at Parties by Neil Gaiman.
How to Talk to English People at Parties
Quiz 1 – Interjections
- Oi! – Hello!
- *gasp* – Sense of surprise or shock.
- Ta-ta! – Good bye!
- Tut-tut – Sound of disapproval, disappointment.
- Nah – Not really.
- Ta – Thank you!
- Uh-huh – That’s correct!
- Eh? – Right? Isn’t it?
- Um… – Hesitation.
- Huh? – Right?/Yeah?/Sorry?
Quiz 2 – Everyday(?) Vocabulary
- Petrichor – the way it smells outside after rain
- Aglet – the plastic coating on a shoe lace
- Glabella – the space between your eyebrows
- Punt – the bottom of a wine bottle
- Zarf – the cardboard sleeve on a coffee cup
- Defenestrate – to throw someone or something out a window
- Tittle – the dot over a lowercase i or j
- Aphthong – silent letters in a word
- Tmesis – when you separate a word into two, and intervene with another word, for effect, for example – abso-freaking-lutely
- Contrail – the vapour trails behind a plane