October 4, 2015
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How To Write Like A Pro

I am not sure about you, but I have a love-hate relationship with writing. I love it when fresh ideas pop into my head and I get all hyped up to write. On the other hand, when writer’s block gets to me, I hate writing. Made to address the problem of writer’s block, […]
September 17, 2015
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Principal or Principle?

The principle of the school said that discriminating is against his principal. What? Did I made a mistake? Okay, that was intentional. This is the correct sentence: “The principal of the school said that discriminating is against his principle.” One of the most common mistakes even native english speakers make. Did you […]
June 4, 2015
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One of the longest words in English language.

Yes, this is not a typo. It is an actual word. The pronunciation goes like /flok-suh-naw-suh-nahy-hil-uh-pil-uh-fi-key-shuh n/ (Quite a bit of tongue twisting required to say it right) According to dictionary.com, as a noun, it is defined as the estimation of something as valueless or an act or instance of judging something to be worthless […]
May 13, 2015
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Have you ever heard of “Lingua Franca”?

Have you ever heard of “Lingua Franca”? If so, are you familiar with its meaning? When I first came across that term in my English 202 class, I remembered I could barely read it. Iguana? France? What??? Lingua Franca, according to Oxford Dictionaries.com, is a “common language between speakers whose native languages […]
May 13, 2015
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Love at first sight with Word Associations.

Countless thoughts run through our mind as we live. Many a time, our mind tends to associate one word with another at the same time. Following this phenomenon, we may deduce that these two words have a special relationship. It is even viable to say that both are closely affiliated to each […]