Posts tagged "languages"

Can You Match Up These Blurbs With Each Designer?

It's not easy to describe a piece of clothing or the mood of a collection for someone who has never seen it. As an example, take the most complicated item in your wardrobe: Can you recall all the technical details, like a sweetheart neckline, a tiered skirt, a ruched waist? Can you find a few…

By: Leonora Epstein / August 4, 2010

Girl Talk: Dating In A Second Language

Seven years ago, I was doing an internship in Mexico and attempting proficiency in Spanish. One night at a club with some friends, I nearly broke my face after slipping on the booze-soaked floor. Had I been with English-speaking friends, I would have dusted myself off and uttered with a sly smile, “Well, that wa…

By: Laura Kusnyer / February 3, 2010

Does He Use Pronouns In His Text Messages? That’s A Good Sign

As IMs, text messages, and emails have become the predominant way for guys to ask us out on dates, I think it has gotten easier to figure out whether someone is actually interested in you. It's true, you can't hear his tone of voice or see his facial expressions when you read his message o…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 23, 2009

Quickies!: Guys May Hate Uggs, But Women Don’t Care

Guys hate Ugg boots, but women hate cold feet, so these shoes are here to stay. [College Candy] The blog Christian Nymphos provides advice and tips to couples looking to spice up their sex lives while staying within the tenets of the Christian faith. [Tango] This woman claims to have the largest natural breasts i…

By: Annika Harris / October 20, 2008

Lost In Translation: A Yeast Infection Abroad

This summer, I met up with my fiance in Europe for a well-deserved vacation. He had been studying there for a month before I arrived, and sometimes, when a man and a woman love each other very much in a short period of time, soon after comes a very special gift from God, known a…

By: Colleen Kane / September 9, 2008

My Neurons Could Beat Your Neurons Any Day

When it comes to language skills, girls have a neurological advantage. Boo-ya! According to research from Northwestern University and the University of Haifa, girls may be able to pick up new knowledge by hearing it, while guys may need to be taught visually and verbally. The study was of boys and girls between nine and…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 14, 2008