Category Archives: humour

Sundays

On 30th July 2010 at LEZ (Labor English Zone) we told you about 1000 Awesome Things, a website listing the small things that make us smile on a bad day which has become a worldwide hit. They have just published their … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day

April Fools’ Day or All Fools’ Day is a day celebrated in many countries on April 1st. The day is named for the custom of playing practical jokes and hoaxes of varying sophistication on friends, family members, enemies, and neighbours, … Continue reading

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Comic Relief: Red Nose Day – Friday 18th March 2011

Red Nose Day is tomorrow, Friday 18th, and as 3rd ESO students have a text about it in unit 7 we would like to republish the following post: Comic Relief is a British charity organisation which was founded in the … Continue reading

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Irony

Labor Students and/or Mac users, What kind of consumers are you? What factors do you consider when you buy something? Are you a fashion victim? Read this advertisement carefully (click on the image to enlarge and/or read the full story … Continue reading

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Do you tell lies?

ESO Students, Do you tell any lies? Don’t be afraid the tell the truth. We all do. It is a common human characteristic. In fact, it is  one essential feature of intelligence.We could even state that lying is one of … Continue reading

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A Good Reason to Learn English

Labor Students, Watch this video and you will find at least one good reason to learn a foreign language (if you don’t want to be the laughing stock…): No copyright infringement intended. For educational, non-commercial purposes only

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Top 10 Rare & Amusing Insults

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary has published their Top 10 List of Rare and Amusing Insults in English. Here they are: 1. Cockalorum: a boastful and self-important person; a strutting little fellow (If cockalorum suggests a crowing cock, that’s because cockalorum probably comes from kockeloeren – an obsolete Dutch dialect verb … Continue reading

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