Category Archives: Language

Decision Making.

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the … Continue reading

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Learning Never Stops.

As my readers know, I spend a lot of time solving crossword puzzles. In the process, I learn a number of new words and phrases. This one however is such a simple one but something that I had to wait … Continue reading

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Bearded Persons, Beware!

Suddenly something that has been troubling me for some years has stopped troubling me any more. Rarely, but plainly obvious instances of some one taking a dislike to me at the very first meeting, have taken place.   As I … Continue reading

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Doing Something.

“I am only one, But still I am one. I cannot do everything, But still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.” ~ Edward Everett … Continue reading

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Languages.

This very technical article concludes that being bilingual is an advantage. So, how about someone who is multilingual? According to Census of India of 2001, India has 122 major languages and 1599 other languages. However, figures from other sources vary, … Continue reading

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The Danger Of A Single Story.

This is a remarkable TED talk by a remarkable lady. I not only enjoyed hearing her talk, I went back and read the transcript too. Please do spend some time listening to her. Well worth the time you spend on … Continue reading

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Wondering or Worrying?

“One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.” ~ Margaret Mead, No, I don’t quite sit up like that and wait for my son and daughter in … Continue reading

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Language.

This post is dedicated to my two nephews who are Scottish/Indians.

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Top 37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old.

Lessons Learned Life has this post with the 37 things that we will regret when we are old. I have listed the items and have answered my own experience against each. 1. Not traveling when you had the chance. I … Continue reading

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How Do You Identify Your Mojo.

This Friday’s LBC blog post’s title was suggested by Pravin whose take on this topic can be seen here. The other blogger who is sure to write Shackman’s post can be seen here. The latter is sure to have a … Continue reading

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