Excerpts from a Blog in the Editorial Times of India newspaper Sobriquets, appellations, monikers, handles and other names people play: Take a call on how you’re called.. A person’s name is the greatest connection to their own identity and individuality. Some might say it is the most important word in the world to that person. It is the oneContinue reading “What’s in a name ?”
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Excerpts from a Blog in the Editorial Times of India newspaper A French coronavirus that’s ‘female’, her-icanes, and other noms de guerre: An equal opportunity a-gender Gender : either of the two sexes (male and female), especially when considered with reference to social and cultural differences rather than biological ones. The term is alsoContinue reading “Gender !”
Station Master and School Master !
“To teach is to learn”, says a Japanese proverb. A good teacher is one who lives all his/her life a student. The first and the best natural teacher is the mother. The next best teacher, of course, is the school teacher. A mediocre teacher tells you, a good teacher explains, a superior teacher demonstrates andContinue reading “Station Master and School Master !”
English Language.. Interesting points to ponder !!
When you say “a, e, i, o, u” your mouth gets smaller with each vowel you say ! 😊😊 You don’t really wash your hands;… they wash each other while you stand there and watch….. Things are not on fire,… fire is on things ! 😳🤔 When you say ‘Forward’ or ‘Backward’,… your lips moveContinue reading “English Language.. Interesting points to ponder !!”
English Language_INTERESTING FACTS
Listing a few interesting facts in English Language: No words in the English language rhyme with “month”, “orange”, “silver” or “purple”. “Hungry” and “Angry” are the only words in the English language that end in “-gry. The number 4 is the only number that has the same number of letters in it – FOUR DidContinue reading “English Language_INTERESTING FACTS”
English Language .. Some beautiful meanings
Smile : It Brings a Difference… Cry : Holding Those Emotions in Your Heart is Bad for You… Kiss : It’s the Most Wonderful Way To Express Your Love in the World… Laugh : What’s the Point in Hiding Happiness? Apologize : You don’t Want To Lose Someone Special… Hug : There is No BetterContinue reading “English Language .. Some beautiful meanings”
English Language.. Enjoy the fun and pun
HOW ENGLISH AND ENGLISHMEN MAKE FUN OF EACH OTHER – Enjoy the fun & the pun. Q: Can February March? A: No. But April May! Q: Did you hear about the painter who was hospitalized? A: Reports say it was due to too many strokes! Q: Have you heard the joke about the butter? A:Continue reading “English Language.. Enjoy the fun and pun”
English Language… Idioms and their Meanings
Found some commonly used English Idioms (Highlighted) …I have provided their Meanings below – hope it shall be useful to all…. Happy Learning !! Can’t judge a book by its cover.. Cannot judge something primarily by its appearance Caught between two stools When someone finds it difficult to choose between two alternatives Cross that bridgeContinue reading “English Language… Idioms and their Meanings”
English Language .. Paraprosdokians.. Interesting !!
Sentences that Throw you a Curve – PARAPROSDOKIAN is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence, phrase, or a larger discourse is surprising or unexpected in a way that causes the reader or listener to reframe or reinterpret the first part. Frequently used for humorous or dramatic effect, sometimes producingContinue reading “English Language .. Paraprosdokians.. Interesting !!”
INTERESTING FACTS _ English Language
Listing a few interesting facts in English Language: No words in the English language rhyme with “month”, “orange”, “silver” or “purple”. “Hungry” and “Angry” are the only words in the English language that end in “-gry. The number 4 is the only number that has the same number of letters in it – FOUR DidContinue reading “INTERESTING FACTS _ English Language”