No matter where we are in life, we will come upon a time where we need to know the language to use to express one's sympathy for the loss of a loved one. We will never be prepared for death. But after a loss, we don't want to spend time scrambling to find the right... Continue Reading →
A fun Halloween post that teaches the meaning of an American English idiom, a “play on words”, if you will. Happy Halloween!
Question: What does it mean to “drive a stick”?
Answer: Driving a stick means driving a car that has a manual transmission. The “stick” is short for the “stick shift” in English.
The Joke: In literature and film, witches fly on a broom – also known as a broomSTICK. So she (or he) DRIVES a STICK!