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Although the UK and the US share a common language, there are some rather significant differences in terms of spelling, pronunciation, and vocabulary. In our previous blog posts, we have already covered the differences in spelling and pronunciation between those two countries. This week, we turn our attention to some food, travel, and fashion related terminology you have […]more
If you, like me, are a half-ashamed watcher of various fashion reality shows, you might be familiar with phrases like I’d like to pair this with a navy pant or Maybe a smoky eye and a red lip. There is an assumption of an implied plural when the singular versions of these words are used […]more
The world of fashion is definitely one of those areas where words have to be coined, blended, or repurposed to describe ever more interesting and inventive garments. The current English dictionary in OxfordDictionaries.com contains over a thousand words and phrases classified as garments or types of clothing – from an aigrette (‘a headdress consisting of a […]more