by Kate Woodford
We all like to tell anecdotes – to share with our friends short, funny stories about things that we have done or seen. Of course, the subject matter of our stories varies hugely, from chance meetings with unusual characters to disasters in the kitchen. However, the phrases that we use to tell these stories are often quite similar. This week we’re looking at anecdote phrases and seeing how they are used in the telling of tales.
Did I ever tell you about the time I invited Al’s boss round for dinner?
I’ll never forget the time I got locked in a public toilet in Portland.
That reminds me of the time I gave a talk to some children at my daughter’s school. Read the rest of this entry ?