Monthly Archives: June 2018

The English Language Continued.

My fellow Friday blogger Shackman has this to offer as comments on my earlier post The English Language. “I have been told that English is one of the toughest languages to master because of all this insanity–LOL.” I couldn’t agree … Continue reading

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Sports In Our Lives.

After you read this post, you will come to the conclusion that I am a rare specimen. Like all young children I too played a lot of sports during my school days but was not good enough in any to … Continue reading

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The English Language.

Padmum who holds a Master’s Degree in English and has taught English to college students has sent this absolutely stunning information. The Rule of Ablaut Reduplication. Why `tock-tick’ does not sound right to your ears. Ever wondered why we say … Continue reading

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Saying Hello.

I dedicate this to our fellow blogger Catherine who, hopefully does not face these reactions when she greets strangers on the roads and buses.

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Blogging.

Please click on the image to get a larger resolution.  Thanks.

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Smile.

The inability to do something that we so take for granted, smile, can cause untold problems. This was not something that I had given any thought to and I am willing to bet that none of my readers would have … Continue reading

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What is/was your favourite weekend getaway spot?

This is a difficult question to come up with a single answer for me. You will see why as you proceed reading this post. Pre Business School, way back in the early sixties, I was based in Chennai in Tamil … Continue reading

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The Monsoon Sets In.

It is not raining. It is pouring. You can get larger resolutions by clicking on the images.

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Happiness.

The balancing point between too little and too much is happiness.

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Language In India.

The image on the left is the cover of a book that explains a fascinating phenomenon and I hope that some of my interested readers will read it to understand why I find it so. My employer during most of … Continue reading

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