I said there would be no more articles on The EssWhyDee Blog. I lied. In light current affairs and going ons around the world, there was just too much happening for me to keep my silence. As they say, a picture speaks a thousand words. Well, here is my contribution. Tragedies will never end. This… Continue reading Article 72 – Current affairs
Guys, if you're reading this, it's too late. I need a quick favour. Yes, I spelt that the British correct way. I need you to head over English Tour Guide and complete the brief activities I have set... I.e. the discussion board, the WebQuest, or even just comment on it, pretending to be a learner of… Continue reading A quick favour..
This blog has seen many faces, heard many voices, has read many minds, smelt a plethora of fragrances (and odours), but it is time to move on and leave all of these ramblings behind. I will be writing again, very soon. Come, July, all hell will break loose. I had put a lot of time… Continue reading Article 71 – The End of The EssWhyDee Blog
Hello there folks, First of all I'd like to thank all 50 participants who took my survey which was posted on here, approximately one week ago. I was looking out for prosody in TV adverts and was looking out for the amount of people that can associate brands with their respective company by just hearing… Continue reading The Survey Results!
Hi, Spare a minute to take the survey below. I am researching prosody in advertising, which is "the patterning of sound" (Cook, 1992, p. 120). I am specifically looking at jingles and music in television advertising. By clicking below you agree for your results to be used in my dissertation research study. Please note, you… Continue reading How many brands can you identify? Please take my survey below
Here's a little true story for you. So a few months back, I visited the barbers. A pretty normal thing to do. There was an immensely long queue of people before me and so was there for a good couple of hours, pretty normal once again. The fact that I didn't even need my hair… Continue reading Article 70 – The Barber Chronicles
Yes, yes, yes. I know what you're going to think. "what the hell? I remember this site from a long, long time ago, I forgot all about the wondrous writings and musings of such an incredibly inspiring and brilliant author." Okay, enough blowing my own trumpet. I don't write much during term times, and the… Continue reading Article 69 – An unusual UK General Election 2015 article
And he crawls back on the Reader as if he never even left. Apologies for not posting as frequent as you'd hope. I have been tied up (not literally) with Uni work and by the time I'm finished doing the compulsory work, I am exhausted and it leaves me no motivation to write more. Anyway,… Continue reading Article 68 – Hello there
There has always been this debate between physicists, mathematicians, philosophers and wizards on the expression "giving 110%" and whether it is possible.Here, I will very briefly explain what it means and whether it is actually possible to give 110 %.Giving 110% of presumably effort at something is what the expression is usually referred to in… Continue reading Article 67 – Giving 110% – Interpreted
Before we get started.. Disclaimer: Do not expect humour here. I know I'm massively late on writing about something like this but I had to make sure that it was fully mainstream before I tackled it. Let me give you guys a quick overview of what exactly this is. Macmillan's new campaign has truly gone… Continue reading Article 66 – My Thoughts on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge