Once Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season officially begins, it’s difficult to avoid Christmas carols piping through the speakers of public spaces all over the United States. As a native English speaker, I admittedly sang these songs for years without actually understanding what they meant; many contain idioms and old English terms that are not commonly used in conversational English. This post explains the meaning of four popular Christmas carols.
Black Friday. While the name sounds scary and it happens around the same time of year as Halloween, this holiday is frightening for different reasons than you might imagine. Find out what it means.