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London, Monday, May 4, 2015

English gets a new gender-neutral title

Oxford Dictionary will add to its list of English words, 'Mx', as the title to refer anyone who does not identify with a particular gender. »
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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Language waves

The writer on celebrating Tamil in Singapore. »
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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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