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Wordly Benefits


Wordly Benefits: What the dickens! You might say

January 10, 2016 11:32 am

Of the innumerable sources that English has borrowed from, the names of authors and characters from their books throw up quite a few coinages that we frequently come across in newspapers, magazines and other media.

Wordly Benefits: Pigs, monkeys and other animals in the dictionary

August 15, 2015 1:36 pm

Animal stories are something that children start learning first. They make a lasting impression because of their sheer innocence to which kids can so easily relate to.

Shakespeare's English: The Bard's contribution to the Queens language

August 10, 2015 7:17 pm

In speeches, writings, acting, day-to-day conversations, allusions to Shakespeare is a measure of one’s expertise over the language.

Wordly benefits: A touch of French

July 04, 2015 2:22 pm

When we speak of French words, we generally mean Latin words once removed, for French is a Romance language.

When the iron curtain lifted to reveal the power of the flower children

June 06, 2015 1:32 pm

The war of apocalyptic proportions left in its wake ties and trends which determined much of the geopolitics in the second half of the last century.