Tag: culture

27 What is the Kool-aid reference? 2020-04-07T01:48:05.937

21 Why blame the Australians? 2017-01-19T10:14:08.677

15 What should a language learner know about political correctness? 2015-01-02T17:18:06.713

14 What does (R-TN) after a name mean? 2014-07-16T18:38:27.510

7 What does a middle name mean in AmE and where from it is taken (What is the formula for making a middle name)? 2014-11-01T14:37:59.927

7 Are there any respectful but strong words to tell people to move faster? 2015-12-26T18:50:20.470

6 What is "cultural capital" and what role does it play in learning the language? 2013-01-24T14:58:27.463

6 "How are you?" as a welcome in a shop 2015-12-01T08:14:57.193

6 Is "kindly" considered inappropriate to use? 2016-07-26T02:31:39.247

5 What are the cultural references in "go back to Jersey you bum" in the Planes 2013 Movie? 2014-01-13T11:25:25.807

4 don't like Vs dislike Vs hate 2015-12-04T06:27:36.547

4 Is the expression "I am resentful of the god" appropriate? 2017-04-20T03:01:10.757

3 What is the American street naming convention? 2013-01-23T21:56:33.647

3 Are comparisons between a human and an animal considered vulgar or obscene in standard English? 2014-03-01T01:55:42.137

2 English equivalent for French “Culture générale"? 2014-06-21T16:24:12.697

2 U.S. college courses naming system -- how does it work? 2015-03-12T03:05:52.030

2 How to call your relative 2015-04-23T09:29:09.387

2 Meaning of "blue blood" 2015-11-10T19:57:33.377

2 During colloquial conversation, what is the difference between calling people first name and last name? 2015-12-02T01:51:07.590

2 How to make clear the relationship among the relatives? 2017-06-20T00:57:17.907

2 How is "spade" and "shovel" racist? 2018-03-11T20:39:53.263

2 What is the sub-context that enables Taco Bell jokes? 2019-04-16T17:44:21.473

1 Should "I don't know / I have no idea" be used carefully? 2013-08-02T07:41:32.473

1 I hope he kept the receipt 2014-12-17T11:21:18.000

1 Lyrics to the German national anthem at American wedding 2015-08-19T22:02:21.847

1 writing about cultural differences 2015-11-22T11:29:12.080

1 Does a word 'foreigner' have negative implications? and if so, why? 2018-05-01T02:00:38.663

1 “the origination’s marquee U.S. event” mean? 2018-07-03T11:26:14.537

1 Latin letters VS English letters 2018-10-23T13:08:49.277

1 What does " Victorian orphans" mean in the sentence? 2018-12-10T13:27:26.927

1 What do the words "wind" and "stick" mean in the sentence? 2018-12-12T08:57:06.587

1 WHY there is “more fat on a kirby grip" and what does it mean? 2018-12-14T07:49:21.277

1 WHY "double French " and what does it mean? 2018-12-14T08:43:33.363

1 WHY to say "a secret prayer" to zip the dress and what does it mean in this sentence? 2018-12-15T10:27:20.683

1 Why to "jump in my grave" and what does it mean in this sentence? 2018-12-18T01:32:49.993

1 Idiomatic meaning av "Lenny's a survivor" (or similar expression) 2018-12-23T17:01:36.607

1 Can anyone help explain this "Western Hemisphere brunch banter" in the TV series, The Good Place? 2020-03-12T02:44:54.810

1 Better stylistic choice for "triggered"? 2020-03-22T09:40:02.310

1 Why is the same person called differently by different people? 2020-04-06T12:26:23.840

0 A person, person on the wall 2015-08-13T16:18:28.947

0 Is the word 'minority' offensive? 2015-09-02T05:02:35.193

0 What is a 'prayer mission'? 2016-08-28T16:50:10.440

0 Cultural expressions to say after drinking/eating 2017-02-08T22:10:23.683

0 How many is considered a large family? 2017-03-11T10:15:46.773

0 Cultural references related to names Lesley and Lindsay 2017-05-23T17:33:42.887

0 What does "a weighing room" mean in this sentence? 2018-12-11T04:25:13.220

0 What is a "loft living" and does it mean good or bad? 2018-12-21T08:43:39.767

0 What does "boiled down to stark, skeletal facts" mean in this sentence? 2018-12-22T04:47:42.063

0 What does "use their washing machine" refer to or imply in this sentence? 2018-12-22T07:59:06.023

0 Why does he go "pink with the effort" while watching morris dancing? 2018-12-22T08:42:35.293

0 Can you call your aunt without her name? 2019-01-06T02:37:26.633

0 What's the drink in "buy me a drink"? 2019-01-18T09:27:31.513

0 How to pronounce a name you see for the first time? 2020-03-24T01:37:43.793

0 Why the journalist said "he talks like Saint-Just"? What' the implication? 2020-04-24T14:27:15.290

0 Are there any differences in the ways of speaking English by men and women? Any typical examples? 2020-07-25T22:28:54.217