Category: English

Easy vs Difficult

Easy is to judge the mistakes of others. Difficult is to recognize our own mistakes. Easy is to talk without thinking. Difficult is to refrain the tongue. Easy is to hurt someone who loves us. Difficult is to heal the wound… Easy is to forgive others. Difficult is to ask for forgiveness. Easy is to set rules. Difficult is to… Read more →

Appraisal and its hidden meaning

Outgoing Personality……..Always going out of the office Great Presentation Skills……………..Able to bullsh*t Good Communication Skills…..Spends lots of time on phone Average Employee……………………….Not too bright Exceptionally Well Qualified….Made no major blunders yet Work is First Priority…………..Too ugly to get a date Active Socially………………………….Drinks a lot Family is Active Socially……………Spouse drinks, too Independent Worker………..Nobody knows what he/she does Quick Thinking………………..Offers plausible excuses… Read more →

Seven Wonders of the World?

A group of students were asked to list what they thought were the present Seven Wonders of the World. Though there were some disagreements, the following received the most votes: Egypt’s Great Pyramids Taj Mahal Grand Canyon Panama Canal Empire State Building St. Peter’s Basilica China’s Great Wall While gathering the votes, the teacher noted that one quiet student hadn’t… Read more →

Old Proverbs – New Minds

A first grade teacher collected well known proverbs. She gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. Their insight may surprise you. Better to be safe than………………..Punch a 5th grader Strike while the …………………….Bug is close It’s always darkest before…………… Daylight Savings Time Never underestimate the… Read more →

Longest words

The longest word in any given language depends on the word formation rules of each specific language and on the types of words allowed for consideration. Agglutinative languages allow for the creation of long words via compounding. Even non-agglutinative languages may allow word formation of theoretically limitless length in certain contexts. Words consisting of hundreds, thousands, or even millions of… Read more →

Interesting Facts on English words

‘Stewardesses’ Is the longest word typed with only the left hand And ‘lollipop’   Is the longest word typed with your right hand. (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn’t you?) No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple. ‘Dreamt’ is the only English word that ends in the letters ‘MT. (Are you doubting this?) Our… Read more →