Where words came from, Part – I

The English language has been originated and developed from an Anglo-Saxon base of common words: household words, parts of the body, common animals, natural elements, most pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions and auxiliary verbs. Other modern words in English have developed from five sources. I would like to share one of those source everyday through my posts. Words which are created from Nothing Examples of words that … Continue reading Where words came from, Part – I

Lost in Translation: Toska

Words are simply magic! Every language has its own beauty, isn’t it? People who can understand various languages are real lucky as they have the advantage of discovering talents and works at large. It also happens that if we like a certain work in a certain language and want many others, not acquainted with that language to enjoy the life in it, they translate it … Continue reading Lost in Translation: Toska

20 ways to avoid using the word “Very”

Writing is a very wise sagacious exercise. One writes to emote their thoughts, ideas and concepts to the world. But, there are few words which hinder the flow of it when one reads and actually are considered as a cliche in writing. I recently read about the wrong in using the word “very”  in our sentences and in particular, our writing! Well, this notion is … Continue reading 20 ways to avoid using the word “Very”