|Lessons in American English, Part 2
by Dr. Manuel Pardo
Editor's note: Part 1 of this article was published in the June issue of the Tambuli. In that first installment, Dr. Pardo recounted how some American idioms and colloquialisms confused him, despite his fine knowledge of the English language. That spurred him to start his collection of phrases that pack more meaning than what meets the eye, or in this case, the ears!