Not thrice but TRICE

If you remember, a few weeks ago I wrote about the English word for “3 times”, which is “thrice”.  Do not confuse it with today’s word, “TRICE” (without an “h”). “TRICE“ is often found in the phrase IN A TRICE , meaning “in a very short time”. For example, when your boss next asks you forContinue reading “Not thrice but TRICE”

Once, twice, …

I bet you said “three times” just as most people, including native speakers, say. Surprise, surprise, there is another word you can use. True, some think that it’s old-fashioned and yet it still appears in books and articles. Therefore there’s no harm in learning THRICE,¬†which follows on nicely from “once” and “twice”. Probably you nowContinue reading “Once, twice, …”

Once, twice, …

I bet you said “three times” just as most people, including native speakers, say. Surprise, surprise, there is another word you can use. True, some think that it’s old fashioned and yet it still appears in books and articles. Therefore there’s no harm in learning “THRICE”, which follows on nicely from “once” and “twice”. ProbablyContinue reading “Once, twice, …”