LEARNING ENGLISH CAN BE DIFFICULT

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1. Why does “slow down” and “slow up” mean the same thing?

2. Why does “fat chance” and “slim chance” mean the same thing?

3. Why do “tug” boats push their barges?

4. If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, how would we ever know?

5. Doesn’t “expecting the unexpected” make the unexpected expected?

6. Why are a “wise man” and a “wise guy” opposites?

7. If all the world is a stage, where is the audience sitting?

8. If love is blind, why is lingerie so popular?

9. Why do we put suits in garment bags and garments in a suitcase?

10. How come ‘abbreviated’ is such a long word?


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