Jul 12th 2012

Get to know your buffalo!

Hard to believe, but this sentence uses various meanings and parts of speech for the term “buffalo” , making it a valid sentence:

1. “Buffalo” is a city in New York,

2. ”buffalo” can be used both as singular and plural term for bison,

3. ”buffalo” is a verb meaning “to bully, confuse, deceive, or intimidate.”

So this is the actual meaning of the sentence (via Wikipedia): ”Buffalo-origin bison that other Buffalo bison intimidate, themselves bully Buffalo bison.”

Are there any other complicated but funny sentences you know? Share with us!

The Ginger team

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Jul 11th 2012

Jul 9th 2012

Manic Monday: what’s Chemistry got to do with it?

So what’s the connection between ”Chemisty” and “periodically”?

The periodic table of  elements!

The periodic table is a list that shows the chemical elements arranged according to their properties (based on the periodic law):

As for the cat- that we can’t explain..

Have a nice day,

The Ginger team.

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Jul 8th 2012

Which frame defines you?

 

The word “Frame” has a few definitions, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary:

1. To construct by fitting and uniting the parts of the skeleton of (a structure)

2. Plan, shape, formulate- for example framed a new method of achieving their purpose.

3. To devise falsely (as a criminal charge) or contrive the evidence against (an innocent person) so that a verdict of guilty is assured. 

4. To fit or adjust especially for something or for an end

5. Obsolete : produce

6. To enclose in a frame.

So, which “frame” defines you the best?

Have a great week!

The Ginger team.

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Jul 4th 2012

Happy 4th of July!

Speaking correct English is important!

Today is the 4th of July-the United States of America’s independence day.

Hope you all celebrate and have fun!

The Ginger team

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