The comma is the punctuation mark most likely to cause angst. This is largely the result of the many different ways the comma is used. Sometimes, the comma indicates a pause that would occur if the sentence were spoken aloud. Other times, the comma separates grammatical components of the sentence. Finally, there are mechanical and stylistic uses of...

Ας αναλογιστούμε πότε συνήθως επιβραβεύουμε τα παιδιά μας: Όταν τα πηγαίνουν καλά στο σχολείο, όταν νικάνε σε έναν αγώνα, όταν φτιάξουν μία καταπληκτική κατασκευή και γενικώς όταν κάνουν κάτι αξιοσημείωτο, αξιοθαύμαστο και οφθαλμοφανές. Κι αν το παιδί μας δεν είναι καλός μαθητής, ούτε καλός αθλητής κι αν δεν μπορεί να φτιάξει πράγματα που να φαίνονται στα...

You probably use tons of expressions, idioms, and slang phrases every day that don’t make literal sense. If you ever thought long and hard about why you say something a certain way, you could probably make a guess. However, some English expressions are so crazy and unusual that it is impossible to guess where on earth it originated from...

Elementary school pupil wins “Doogle 4 Google” competition A simple drawing capturing the whole of Greece: sun, sea, seagulls, a fishing boat and the Greek flag. This powerful image was submitted by Asterios Reynik, 10, an elementary school pupil from Litochoro in Pieria. The jury decided that Reynik’s picture was the best...

Αν πραγματικά θέλουμε να καλλιεργήσουμε στα παιδιά μας τ&eta...

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