Author Victoria Sheinkin

Victoria Sheinkin is a writer, content editor, translator and chief editor for Speaking three and a half languages, she holds two BAs from the Tel Aviv university- Communication and jounalism, English literature and linguistics.

Featured Staycation

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Definition: an at-home vacation, a vacation near by Pronunciation: just…

Featured Mortgage

I think we all felt that taking a mortgage is similar to a death pledge,…

Featured Checkmate

The all-times favorite black-and-white game has a deeper meaning, if you know where its name…

Featured Canada

Canada is a village; a country, yes, but originally- a village.

Featured Mrs.

You see this word and ‘wife of’ is probably the first thing you think of……

Adjectives Dunce

Definition: slow-witted, stupid Pronunciation: say it like you see it, with somewhat of a silent…

Featured Silhouette

Now known to represent a darkened shape shown as someone’s portrait, the word actually comes…

Featured Crazy

When we say ‘crazy’ we really mean something totally different from the meaning of the…

Featured Bunkum

Definition: nonsense, unrelated, irrelevant talk Pronunciation: BAN(g)-kum

Featured Bride

Who ever said it wasn’t the bride’s job to cook? (Asides from me and the…

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