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w00t it's the word of the year!

w00t, an interjection often used in online gaming, has been selected as Word of the Year by Merriam-Webster, a publisher of dictionaries and reference books, though it is yet to find acceptance in......

Spelling Bee spells winning word WRONG, claim experts

'Knaidel', the word that won 13-year-old Indian-American Arvind Mahankali the Scripps National Spelling Bee crown, may have been wrongly spelled, Jewish linguists have claimed. Arvind, from New......

Bollywood makes it to another dictionary

India's top actors may find the description of the Hindi film industry as Bollywood derogatoryand humiliatingbut the word has just been added to another leading dictionary.After Oxford, it's......

Football and 'reservations'

The biggest spectacle in sports is over and Italy has won the World Cup. Even though I prefer American 'football', I do enjoy the fluid, unbroken movements and the glorious uncertainty of 'soccer',......

Google is now a verb!

It was unofficial for quite a while, causing linguistics professors much pain when students would talk about 'googling for information' instead of 'searching' for it. Now, they can all rest easy.......

Of funts, fakeaways, and Ninja loans

The turmoil in the world economy has done what economists and experts could not do for years -- pushing into the day-to-day life a healthy dose of financial jargon, a lot of which has even become......

How to provide for parents, kids and still save

Naval architect Jayanta Roy, 44, lives with his family in their Kolkata home. There's wife Rupa, 39, son Deepro, 10, and parents, Kalyan Kumar, 65, and Kana, 65. In October 2007, Kalyan had to be......

Is India heading for bankruptcy?

Back in the 1930s, a fight broke out between the two Iyengar sects. It was about the control over the rich, main Kanjeevaram temple. The shape of the tilak on the temple elephant became the proxy......

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Q. what is common sense?
Manoj Kakkar:  A. Well, let us refer to Merriam Webster\'s Medical Dictionary for a proper definition of the word "animal."', Main Entry:...... more

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Q. Why they call the moon a
Josna:  A. Common sense is defined by Merriam-Webster as, "sound and prudent judgment based on a simple perception of the situation or facts." Thus,...... more

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Q. Namaste ji- One side love yeh kya hota hi ..how to fulfill your one side love ?
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Harpreet:  A. one-sided love is love that is not openly reciprocated or understood as such. The beloved may or may not be aware of the admirer's deep and strong...... more

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Past perfect, present tense

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The artist of the inner life

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The Ultimate Spelling Editors At eReflect Introduce Blog Readers To Some Of The Least-Known Words

eReflect shares a list of 11 least-known words with its dedicated blog readers at the Ultimate Spelling website, celebrating language's organic,... ...

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Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat took to Twitter on Monday to express his displeasure at an article published in an online daily criticising a... ...

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