Category Archives: Language

Blog Humour.

A friend sent this cartoon to me on WhatsApp. I responded with a link to my latest blog post. He responded saying that he reads all my posts as he subscribes to them and gets email alerts. I tried again … Continue reading

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The Indian Diaspora And Western Culture.

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The United Kingdoms.

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Fun With Language.

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How Do You Do?

This cartoon, please click on it for a larger resolution, reminds me of the very first time that someone asked me “how do you do?” when introduced. I was quite puzzled and responded with “do what?” I was of course … Continue reading

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Three Friends And Language.

First friend SS sent me this. Five minutes later I read another message from a different friend KA who sent me this: For good measure he also added: “I remembered you when I read this word… Saying this with respect … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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