Weird Warnings

A few strange warnings I’ve seen recently:

Say ‘No’ to illegal cigarettes.

As opposed to say ‘Yes’ to smoking?

Caution – Our coffee is fresh and hot.

If you’re going to caution me about your fresh coffee, I don’t think I want to know how putrid your stale coffee can get.

Real (Madrid) demolition shows we can beat United, says Babel.

Beat United, they might, come Saturday. But what does losing to Middlesbrough and drawing a whole host of games against mid-table Premier League teams show about Liverpool?

Commonly Confused Words Test

And I thought I was going to score 100%. Serves me right for second guessing the questions in the Advanced section.

Back to school for me.


Your result for The Commonly Confused Words Test…

Advanced

You scored 93% Beginner, 100% Intermediate, 100% Advanced, and 67% Expert!

You have an extremely good understanding of beginner, intermediate, and advanced level commonly confused English words, getting at least 75% of each of these three levels’ questions correct. This is an exceptional score. Remember, these are commonly confused English words, which means most people don’t use them properly. You got an extremely respectable score.

Thank you so much for taking my test. I hope you enjoyed it!

For the complete Answer Key, visit my blog: http://shortredhead78.blogspot.com/.

Take The Commonly Confused Words Test at HelloQuizzy

Seen on Lisey’s blog.

The Trainee

A funny short film starring local actress Qiaoyun. Hmmm… who’s this Craig Rosenthal fella who directed it?

Direct link to the video page at Portable Film Festival.

P.S. I realise this might take a long time to load, so press play to start the video. Once it starts playing, pause it and let it load the rest of the clip while you do something else. Alternatively, you can download the short film in various formats from the video page (.mov, .3gp etc. Registration required.). Hey’s its a portable film fest!