The Unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914

I'm forwarding this wonderful email Christmas blog by Dr. Jay Wile, a scientist who is a Christian. It's the retelling of a remarkable event that happened during World War I. I forward his blog on to you with his permission. You can access his blog at http://blog.drwile.com/ The Unofficial Christmas Truce of 1914 It’s Christmas time again, …

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The Importance of Understanding Idioms

Idiom: “Be Made White” By Karen Thompson Third in a Four-Part Series Idiom: “a language, dialect, or style of speaking peculiar to a people.” Idioms are expressions, or sayings, used and shared by a particular group of people. For instance, in America, we have literally thousands of idioms that are unique to our culture. There …

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The Importance of Understanding Idioms

Idiom: “a language, dialect, or style of speaking peculiar to a people.” Idioms are expressions, or sayings, used and shared by a particular group of people. For example, idioms common to Americans would be “pulling your leg,” “kicked the bucket,” “wet blanket,” “cough it up,” or “jumped the gun” to name just a few. These …

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