Where Do Accents Come From?

ACCENT: How the words sound Accents are established over years by people from different areas conversing with each other. An example is the Liverpool ‘Scouse‘ accent or Singapore ‘Singaporean’ accent. Your accent results from how, where, and when you learned the language you are speaking. It is true that accents are passed down through family however our biggest influence...


Foolscap Paper

Why is it called Foolscap Paper? So what prompted a post concerning ‘foolscap’? Well, during a class at Xinmin Secondary (Feb 2013) a student asked me “why is it called foolscap?” Now obviously I didn’t know, however I promised to find out for the next lesson. I find it interesting that this term is a...

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