Author Archives: Ramana Rajgopaul

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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Do you have a code that you live by?

The answer to the question is, in all humility, yes, I try to. While I succeed mostly, I confess that there are occasions when I slip. I normally take whatever steps that need to be taken to make amends when … Continue reading

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