Author Archive | Em Casalena

Howzit! 17 Uniquely South African English Words and Phrases


When you visit South Africa, don’t be confused about the robots in the road.

You won’t see a human-like machine walking past the cars.

“Robot” is simply the South African English term for “traffic light.”

There are lots of …

17 Commonly Mispronounced Words in English: How to Say Them Correctly (With Video)


English can be so weird.

Why are there so many words that look completely different than they sound?

English pronunciation can be so complicated that even native speakers go their whole lives mispronouncing certain words.

There are probably at least …