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Tornadoes, An American Phenomenon Posted by on May 31, 2019

The United States experiences more tornados than any other country. Virtually all 50 states have reported tornado damage. With an annual average of over 1200 tornadoes, we see more than twice the number of Canada and more than four times the number in all of western Europe. More importantly, the U.S. is subject to far…

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English Jokes and Idioms for Summer Posted by on Jun 28, 2018

It’s so hot, I saw a dog chasing a cat and they were both walking! There are so many wonderful things about summer that we often ignore the one inescapable downside to this season – It’s hot! Or, at least we ignore it until we no longer can. Then, when the sweltering sun and oppressive…

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Winter Weather in the United States Posted by on Jan 6, 2017

January is typically the coldest month in the northern hemisphere, and therefore is likely to give us some extreme winter weather. Different areas in the United States experience winter storms which are unique to their regions. Each type of storm also has its own meteorological term. Let’s take a look at the different names of…

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How HOT is it? Posted by on Jul 1, 2014

It is now summer, at least in the northern hemisphere, which means the weather outside is getting hotter. Today I thought I would introduce you to a number of new ways to say ‘hot’ in English. This way you will have many more words to choose from the next time some asks you, “What…

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What’s the weather? Posted by on Jul 22, 2012

What’s the weather like where you are today?  Here, where I am in Washington, DC the weather forecast is: 93 degree Fahrenheit Partly Cloudy Humidity 48%   In plain English one would say today’s weather is: hot and muggy. Below I have presented some important weather related vocabulary so you can more accurately talk about…

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