HOMEWORK: “We don’t say that here”

Your home idiolect

There are many words and subtleties in the way we communicate with our friends and family that are unique to us, and that demonstrate our belonging and familiarity with that unique group.

Tonight’s homework is to write a dictionary of the non-standard words and terms you, your friends and family use in your everyday conversations.

Author: Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

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