About English

Ever heard of Wrap Rage?

From Wikipedia Wrap rage, also called package rage, is the common name for heightened levels of anger and frustration resulting from the inability to open hard-to-open packaging, particularly some heat-sealed plastic blister packs and clamshells. Consumers suffer thousands of injuries per year, such as cut fingers and sprained wrists, from… Read More ›

South African English Part 2

SOUTH AFRICAN ENGLISH CLASSIFICATION: Family: Indo-European Group: Germanic Subgroup: West Germanic VARIETIES: Black South African English, Indian English, Coloured English, Afrikaans English – variants of South African English Speakers Around 3 457 467 people use it as their home language… Read More ›

South African English Part 1

We’re not called the rainbow nation for nothing. South Africa has 11 official languages, and scores of unofficial ones. English is the most commonly spoken language in official and commercial public life – but only the fifth most spoken home… Read More ›