Paris Commune 巴黎公社

The Paris Commune was a radical socialist and revolutionary government that ruled Paris from 18 March to 28 May 1871....

epilogue 后记

a section or speech at the end of a book or play that serves as a comment on or a...

out there (slang)

out there (slang)

Someone or something that is out-there is very extreme or unusual. unconventional or eccentric

back with a bang

With a bang

in a sudden and exciting way The movie begins/starts with a bang and never slows down.

Hang tight

US, informal : to wait before doing anything Investors are being advised to hang tight until the stock market rebounds

Job Security is an oxymoron

oxy: sharp moron: dull


pinnacle: the most successful point; the culmination. a high, pointed piece of rock      


fumble: do or handle something clumsily. If you’re a football fan you know all about the agony of the fumble...

Eurasian Steppe 欧亚大草原

Eurasian steppe: the great steppe

Golden Horde: The Barbarian Mongols

golden horde 金帐汗国

Parchment 羊皮纸

Parchment is what people used to write on before paper was common, hundreds of years ago. Instead of being made...

paperback vs hardcover

Softcover vs Hardcover (Paperback vs Hardback)

paperback: cheaper hardback: