Tag: English

What British People Say vs. What They Actually Mean [Humor]

What British People Say vs. What They Actually Mean [Humor]

Since I'm the Advertising Director here at Bit Rebels, I talk to people from all over the world. Whether it's on email or Skype, it's always fun to ta ...
19 Emotions For Which There Are No Words In English [Chart]

19 Emotions For Which There Are No Words In English [Chart]

Several months ago, I wrote an article about 5 Emotions Invented By The Internet. It was one of my favorite articles to write since I'm very intereste ...
How Techspeak Can Hurt Your English Grammar Skills [Infographic]

How Techspeak Can Hurt Your English Grammar Skills [Infographic]

If you spend a lot of time on text, Twitter, Skype chat or any other instant messaging service (who doesn't these days?), you might find it easier to ...
The Vibrating Pen That Is A Spell Checker For Handwriting

The Vibrating Pen That Is A Spell Checker For Handwriting

When we think of a spell checker, we normally think of a software or word processor that checks our words as we type them. Bloggers use those tools ev ...
How Using Good Grammar Online Can Help You Find Love [Infographic]

How Using Good Grammar Online Can Help You Find Love [Infographic]

Cyber dating is more popular now than ever before as more and more people are finding love online. Whether it's on Facebook or any one of the thousand ...
Ultimate Guide For Proofreading Your Posts Quickly & Effectively

Ultimate Guide For Proofreading Your Posts Quickly & Effectively

As a blogger, you probably know it is very important to proofread and edit your posts before you publish them, especially if you want to be taken seri ...
Top 15 Misspelled Words In The US & UK [Infographic]

Top 15 Misspelled Words In The US & UK [Infographic]

It's time to visit the school books again, people! Not really, but it's time to have another look at the English language to see what facepalms we can ...
10 Commonly Misunderstood Words In English [Infographic]

10 Commonly Misunderstood Words In English [Infographic]

Every language has its share of tricky words that we all have trouble explaining correctly. The Eskimos (or the Inuits as they prefer being called) ar ...
The World’s Longest English Word (It Takes Over 3 Hours To Say)

The World’s Longest English Word (It Takes Over 3 Hours To Say)

This smells like BS to me, but supposedly it's true, and I have to admit, it's definitely interesting. Have you ever wondered what the longest English ...
Funny Grammar Mistakes On Signs In America [20 Pics]

Funny Grammar Mistakes On Signs In America [20 Pics]

English is my native language, and I'm the first to admit it's really messed up sometimes. Or, better stated, everyone messes it up sometimes. There a ...
12 Movie Quotes As If Spoken By A Proper Englishman

12 Movie Quotes As If Spoken By A Proper Englishman

Not only are these images funny, this is a topic that is near and dear to my heart. I have always loved accents and language, but being as involved as ...
Periodic Table Of Storytelling: For The Geeky Blogger In You

Periodic Table Of Storytelling: For The Geeky Blogger In You

Warning: Looking at this periodic table will mesmerize you and could cause loss of productivity. If you are at work right now and bored out of your ey ...
Typography: Alphabet Created From Old Train Set

Typography: Alphabet Created From Old Train Set

I've never seen train set typography before today, and I love it! I am a sucker for old trains, and if I had a spare room in my house, I would keep a ...
Brain Food: The Hardest Languages To Learn

Brain Food: The Hardest Languages To Learn

Do you know what the hardest language to learn is? It turns out; the answer to that question depends on what your native language is. If a language is ...
North American Dialect Chart: Ya’ll Talk Funny

North American Dialect Chart: Ya’ll Talk Funny

Lately, for whatever reason, I've been talking to more and more of my Twitter friends on the phone. One of the first things people usually notice when ...
Fun with Words | Verbally Insane or Creative?

Fun with Words | Verbally Insane or Creative?

As everyone knows, last night was a blue moon. I stared at the moon for a full five minutes and it wasn’t blue, I promise you, it wasn’t. I started ...
Making Of | Common Craft’s “In Plain English” Videos

Making Of | Common Craft’s “In Plain English” Videos

Their videos have been seen by millions and millions of viewers and have taught the same amount pretty much everything there is to know about...hm...e ...
Zombies in Plain English

Zombies in Plain English

Alright, so let me paint up the scenario for you. It's Saturday afternoon, you're in full gear of preparing that party that you and your friends have ...
Google Wave in Plain English

Google Wave in Plain English

No one could have missed the pre-invitations to Google's new and highly anticipated email killer. Or at least that's how it's portrayed. I was happily ...
Phishing Scams in Plain English

Phishing Scams in Plain English

And there we have it... It's a complicated term but at the same time it is not. Everyone knows it's not a good thing and it is often mentioned in the ...
RSS in Plain English

RSS in Plain English

RSS is to some a really complicated process. Or so they think. Many fear to use the RSS way to get the latest information delivered to them and instea ...
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