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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Know your English — What is the difference between ‘sneer’ and ‘jeer’?

What is the difference between ‘sneer’ and ‘jeer’? (V.S. Niranjana, Chennai)When you ‘sneer’ or ‘jeer’ at an individual, you are being very rude to him. A ‘sneer’ is the contemptuous... »
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Talking cricket the Tamil way

With the IPL season on, the writer finds out why Tamil cricket commentary is picking up in recent times. »
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

History as mythology?

History, they say, is always written by the winners. But could this be by even winners of e... »
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