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  • The art of small talk

    Posted by on July 07, 2011

    As part of small talk month, Charlotte Ellis shares her thoughts on the art of making small talk. Charlotte lives in Oxford, UK and works as Marketing Executive at Macmillan Education. _________ Small talk hasn’t got brilliant connotations, has it? You don’t have to make small talk with people you like or know – that’s […]

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  • Skivvies of every colour

    Posted by on September 09, 2010

    Our next guest post on the topic of Australian English comes from Charlotte Ellis. Charlotte lives in Oxford, UK and works as Marketing Executive at Macmillan Education. _________ In my four-year-old perception of the world I lived not far away from Ramsey Street. My mother would wistfully sigh at Neighbours over the ironing and point […]

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