If you see it in the dictionary, it's so: This deferential trust seems to be the general attitude toward dictionaries, whether it's the Oxford or the Merriam-Webster. You can't get Scrabble points for...
Children are born with four skills that help them develop language naturally.
I, myself, refuse to comment on this issue. Woof!
This T-20 style of communication should be celebrated.
As a sports reporter, you hear it all the time. A sentence that goes a little like this: You hear similar sentences in other contexts too. For example: "For people like myself, it's becoming increasi...
Andrea Lackner, Alpen-Adria University Klagenfurt Most people are familiar with sign language, the system that deaf people use to communicate. What fewer may know is that there are many different sign...
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We are allowing, even encouraging, mediocrity instead of excellence.
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The dictionary will compile over 6,000 words in English and Hindi.
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The words we love, those we hate and the ones that make our ears bleed.
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There were a lot of surprises to come out of 2016, but "xenophobia" being named Dictionary.com's Word of the Year is not one of them. When you consider the rhetoric that galvanized people in this yea...
"Grab them by the pussy," Donald Trump idiotically proclaimed in the hot mic moment heard 'round the world. Few people misunderstood those now infamous words, leaked just weeks before the 2016 preside...
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Aegis, bouillon, chiton. Flautist, gyro, haute couture. Lackadaisical, mascarpone, peremptory. The English language is filled with words that stump the tongue with their tricky vowel pairings, consona...
You've probably heard the common wisdom that it doesn't really matter what you say to your dog, as long as you say it in a nice way. Maybe you found this distressing, since you like to believe your pu...
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True rage -- the kind that results in personal jabs and expletive spews -- seems only to arise from a handful of topics. Most are maddening because they pertain to complex issues, laws and beliefs tha...
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While a CEO must focus on the hard stuff, there are a few "soft" things which they should never take off their radar. These are things that not only strengthen the organizational DNA but also help in employee engagement--this is particularly relevant at a time when millennial employees think nothing of leaving a job for one that takes better care of them.
MUMBAI -- National-award-winning filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan says Hindi is a beautiful language, but it should be counted as a regional language and should not be imposed on others. Gopalakrishnan,...
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Though it is difficult to measure the exact percentage of growth of online Odia-language content on the internet, there's been a significant change in the past six months. Almost all the federal entities that were stuck with two non-Unicode encoding systems finally moved to Unicode, with official portal odia.odisha.gov.in including adoption of Unicode in their core policy.
While some critics say Donald Trump is "incoherent" his message is certainly getting across to large numbers of people. Clearly, one of the reasons for his success so far has been his communication style - right from the facial gymnastics to the verbal punches to speaking like a fourth-grader. Here are some takeaways from his style for business leaders.
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Modi's entire speech at the recent launch of three gold schemes was ridden with inherent gender biases and that's a shame. You don't expect casual banter from the nation's Prime Minister, you don't expect gendered language. But being conscious about using respectful language towards women is not on the priority list for Modi.
A court in Bihar on Saturday directed the authorities to file an first information report (FIR) against actor Sunny Deol, director Chandra Prakash Dwivedi and writer Kasinath Singh, saying their movie...
Suddenly, we find ourselves in a year that will see two long-delayed releases starring Sunny Deol. After 'I Love NY', in which the actor formerly known for starring in action movies pairs off against...