日期:2020-04-22 世界地球日(Earth Day)即每年的4月22日,是一个专为世界环境保护而设立的节日,旨在提高民众对于现有环境问题的意识,并动员民众参与到环保运动中,通过绿色低碳生活,改善地球的整体环境。 Earth Day is the name given to two different annual observances that a... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-04-22 The Friday after Thanksgiving was coined Black Friday in the 1960s to kick off the holiday shopping season. In America, its basically its own holiday. The black in Black Friday refers to stores moving from a loss to a profit. Back in this time perio... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-04-09 Museums are a vital part of a world-famous university, which are often run by a university, typically founded to aid teaching and research within the university. In the University of Cambridge, there are altogether seven such museums-Fitzwilliam Mus... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-03-23 斋戒(节食)是指人们一段时间完全不吃东西或者不吃某些东西。通常人们因为宗教原因斋戒。 People can live without food for a few weeks, but they cannot live without water for more than a few days. To fast is not to eat at all or not to eat certain foods... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-03-23 What do the state flags look like? Where can I find the flag for a country? How can I find out what a flags colors mean? What is the history of the United States Flag? What is Flag Day? Where can I learn all about flags? flag Introduction flag, piec... 阅读全文>>

日期:2020-03-18 南瓜其实是一种爱称 In English, the word pumpkin is often used as a term of endearment. Other English words that people commonly use to express their adoration for someone include babe, baby, beautiful, buddy, cupcake, cutie-pie, darling, dear, hands... 阅读全文>>

日期:2019-12-05 Smith is still the most commonly used surname in every English-speaking country around the globe, a study has found. 一项研究发现,史密斯仍然是全球所有英语国家最常用的姓氏。 Lending firm NetCredit has researched the worlds most common family names b... 阅读全文>>

日期:2019-11-28 While its possible-even probable-that pumpkins were served at the 1621 harvest festival thats now considered the predecessor to Thanksgiving, attendees definitely didnt dine on pumpkin pie (there was no butter or wheat flour to make crust). 尽管有可... 阅读全文>>

日期:2019-04-20 The UK flag is NOT entirely symmetrical! 英国国旗并不是完全对称的! You can rotate the flag and it still will be the right way up but you cant invert it. Look at the white diagonals and you will see why. On the side next to the flagpole, (the hoist... 阅读全文>>

日期:2019-04-20 As far as holidays go, Easter is second only to Halloween in American candy sales - thats a lot of chocolate bunnies. 就节假日而言,复活节的糖果销量在美国仅次于万圣节:其中有很多是巧克力兔。 Easter - the most spiritually significant holiday of the C... 阅读全文>>

日期:2018-12-26 Every year, families across the US and the UK hang up quirky little pickle-shaped ornaments when it comes time to trim their Christmas trees. 每年圣诞节,美国和英国的家庭都会在圣诞树上挂上新奇有趣的腌黄瓜状小饰品。 The practice is favored by many En... 阅读全文>>

日期:2018-03-17 For years, couples have dedicated a single ring finger to romance when any other digit would do. A case of left side, strong side? Not according to history. 多年来,夫妇们都是把象征爱情的戒指戴在左手的无名指上,虽然,其他任何手指也可以履行这一职责。... 阅读全文>>

日期:2018-01-07 Edward Snowden is best known for revealing the spy programs of the USs National Security Agency, but his next project is intended to make citizens feel more secure. 爱德华斯诺登因披露美国国家安全局的间谍计划而名声大噪,而他的下一步计划是让民众获得更... 阅读全文>>

日期:2018-01-07 1. METHIONYLTHREONYLTHREONYGLUTAMINYLARGINYL ISOLEUCINE 肌联蛋白 Note the ellipses. All told, the full chemical name for the human protein titin is 189,819 letters, and takes about three-and-a-half hours to pronounce. The problem with including chem... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-12-18 The words gift and present are well-matched synonyms that mean essentially the same thing, but even well-matched synonyms have their own connotations and distinctive patterns of use. 在如今,gift和present是近义词,本质上表达的都是同一个东西,但是即... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-08-22 Pavlova:帕夫洛娃(蛋白奶油水果蛋糕) pavlova是一种由酥皮、鲜奶油和水果制作的甜点,起源于澳大利亚和新西兰。这种甜点是以俄国芭蕾舞舞蹈家 Anna Pavlova(安娜帕夫洛娃)的名字来命名的,1926年帕夫洛娃在澳大利亚与新西兰巡演之后这种命名就出现了。很多人认为... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-07-21 chopstick 筷子 注:关于此词如何产生,有研究人员称,筷,读音等于快,快者,速也。而有一个英语词chopchop,就是速速的粤语发音,因此产生了chopstick这个词。 chop suey 杂碎 注:意思是杂烩,广东人称为炒杂碎,或炒杂。 chow mein 炒面(读音源自粤语) Lo mein... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-07-21 Anime (日本)动漫 Bonsai 盆景,盆栽 Haiku 俳句 注:日本传统诗体,三行为一首,通常有17个音节。 Karaoke 卡拉OK Kimono 和服 Hibachi 木炭火盆 Kabuki 歌舞伎 Koi 锦鲤 Matsutake 松茸 Origami 日本折纸艺术 Ramen 日本拉面 Sake 日本清酒 Sashimi 生鱼片 Sensei... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-02-04 Lost Generation迷惘的一代 迷惘的一代常用来泛指任何失去了价值观或道德迷失的一代。大多数情况特指一战期间至结束后成长起来的年轻一代。因为战争造成人口锐减和战后漫无目的、失去方向的生活得以此命名。Lost generation一词可以追溯到海明威在1926年发表的小说《太... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-01-28 January January is named after the Roman god Janus, who presided over doors and beginnings - appropriately enough, for the beginning of the year (though this is, as you will discover, not as straightforward as it seems). Indeed, Janus was usually de... 阅读全文>>

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