Category Archives: Vocabulary

Lady Gaga criticizes Glamour for making her too beautiful on its magazine cover

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Lady Gaga was recently chosen as one of Glamour Magazine’s Women of the Year for 2013 and her photo was featured on the magazine’s December 2013 cover above. Instead of wearing one of her outlandish costumes she was dressed more conservatively and looked more like a fashion model.

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Epple juice or greyfurt juice? Decisions, decisions…

Sign with mispelled juice names

There are many little shops that make fresh fruit juice in the Taksim area in Istanbul. While I was walking down the road to the Galata tower I noticed this sign.

And smiled.

Take a closer look:

I knew I just HAD to have a freshly-squeezed juice from this stand. The only question was, which fruit juice was it going to be?

Some delicious “epple” juice? Or some refreshing “grapes” juice? Or maybe a glass of “greyfurt” juice?

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