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  • Welcome to English in a minute from home.

  • If you spend time away from home, you might write emails, text messages or even letters to your loved ones.

  • But what does it mean if something is nothing to write home about?

  • Jonathan, Have you tried the new pizza made with noodles?

  • The pa's Oodle I have.

  • And honestly, it's nothing to write home about, not worth the price or the two hour wait in line.

  • What nothing to write home about is a way of saying something isn't special or worthy of praise.

  • Language experts say the phrase was first used among military members living far away from home.

  • On that's English in a minute.

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English in a Minute: Nothing to Write Home About

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/12/06
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