Just a few words to share :)
It’s election time in the United States and the presidential debates are going to start soon. However, the TV shows and campaign coverages are already amusing millions of Americans on top NEWS channels.
Here is a small list of words that you hear when you watch these shows that I would like to share with you. I will try to add to them as we get closer to election day:
Wow! Your article without a pink touch has an impressive effect on me!
About the word “bigot”, it is amazing because with the same spelling this word exists in French but means someone who believes in the Christ and who goes to church every Sunday and likes every items that are necessary to the cult.
I agree with Blandine. It is great job to write an article without red flags. Nowadays all media are full of American Election news, and it seems to me, they are trying to warm up this game in order to everybody through the world feels their destiny somehow highly related to the result of this election, who knows may be that could affect our destiny, but what can we do with these huge amount of informations, can we change the result of this election in favour of ourselves? I have a question. For a lay person what is the optimum… Read more »
The highlights are meant to be sort of “light red” but if they look pink to everybody then let’s call them pink!
And yes, ‘Pink touch’ sounds more poetic than ‘highlight’ or ‘shade’… :-)
Thanks a lot for the comments. To answer the question about the right dosage of news intake per day/week, there’s a couple of points to consider. First of all, the media is usually biased in one way or another. And, since they are supposed to be fair and unbiased, they project their ideas and present their case in certain ways. This is usually done through giving great amounts of coverage to one topic and make it look more important and downplaying another topic of equal importance. So back to the question asked, the listener must be well aware of these… Read more »
Can I add some words too? For example, ‘presidential hopeful’? I like this structure very much.
And to help us understand what it exactly means and how it is used, why don’t you give us a couple of examples?
This is interesting too:
A few more words to share: Badger: ask (someone) repeatedly and annoyingly for something “Did he mention any minority groups in his speech?” “Why do you badger me? This is the fourth time you are asking the same question.” Loophole: an ambiguity or inadequacy in the law or a set of rules. “they exploited tax loopholes” “Republicans say they are well aware of the issue, and have no intention of creating a new loophole for the rich.” Teleprompter: a device used in television and movie making to project a speaker’s script out of sight of the audience. “The GOP nominee… Read more »