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New words - Get out your dictionary!

Posted on February 10, 2011 at 3:36pm 0 Comments

The Washington Post's Mensa Invitational once again invited readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition.…

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A Teaching Moment

Posted on September 4, 2010 at 11:55am 0 Comments

A beautiful article on how important "Great" teachers are.....




HER NAME was Grace Knox. She had short gray hair and steel-rimmed glasses, and looked dull, humorless, and entirely unpromising. Still, I guessed it was good I’d landed in her class. The other fifth-grade…
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As English Spreads, Indonesians Fear for Their Language

Posted on July 26, 2010 at 2:00am 0 Comments

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Paulina Sugiarto’s three children played together at a mall here the other day, chattering not in Indonesia’s national language, but English. Their fluency often draws admiring questions from other Indonesian parents Ms. Sugiarto encounters in this city’s upscale malls.…

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A guy that supports education!

Posted on May 18, 2010 at 5:30am 4 Comments

Casino win is a jackpot for science institute



A man who won 766 million won ($664,065) in a jackpot - the largest sum ever won in a

casino in Korea - has donated it to the Korea Advanced Institute of

Science and Technology, known as Kaist.



Ahn Seung-pil, a 60-year old businessman, hit it big at Kangwon Land in Gangwon, the only Korean

casino that allows Korean citizens to gamble.



“I grew up in a poor… Continue

Translation - Man vs Machine

Posted on March 22, 2010 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Interesting article about language and the difficulties of translation....



EVERYBODY has his own tale of terrible translation to tell — an incomprehensible restaurant menu in Croatia, a comically illiterate warning sign on a French beach. “Human-engineered” translation is just

as inadequate in more important domains. In our courts…

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