Monthly Archives: November 2018

Historic Grammar Police!

My fellow alumnus Neeraj has shared this remarkable cartoon with me.  Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Meditation.

An old Farmer lived on a farm in the mountains with his young grandson. Each morning Grandpa was up early morning and sat for meditation. His grandson wanted to be just like him and tried to imitate him in every … Continue reading

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Personality Traits And The English Language.

Padmum has decided to keep feeding me information so that I can blog about the English language. Here is the latest link that she sent me without comment but, I know, with the silent command, “go forth and blog” accompanying … Continue reading

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Spellcheck Fail!

Or is it a systemic failure? Please click on the image for a larger resolution.

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Secrets – 2.

Without my adding anything! This article from Signature is amazing.

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Secrets!

“Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead” is a quotation attributed to Benjamin Franklin and which has become an adage that has been handed down from generation to generation since his time. I personally think that … Continue reading

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Shufti.

Being a Crossword Puzzle addict has its advantages. Like realising all the time that there is a lot more to learn despite having lived for more than the proverbial three score and ten years. Yesterday taught me a new word … Continue reading

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Peanuts!

Synchronicity strikes again. My post Grammar Police reintroduced my sister Padmum to my readers some of whom complimented me on having her in my life. That post elicited a comment from Tammy that she missed seeing her Vlogs. That was … Continue reading

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Grow A Beard!

Ahem! From one bearded old reprobate to all those men who read this blog sans beards, please read this and then make up your own mind.

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Hope.

“This topic has been inspired by a quotation that my cousin Shankar sent me. “Hope is a state of mind, not a state of the world. Either we have hope within us or we don’t.   Hope is not a … Continue reading

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