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Saturday, Feb 29, 2020

Word

Feb 25, 2020 10:02
A multitude of platforms, evolving consumer preferences, and the constant search for ‘meaningful content’ are revolutionizing the state of media in 2020. In the 14th episode of HT Brand Studio Live, Season 2, seven brand leaders shared their views on the same. read more
Feb 21, 2020 14:06
Hyperbole is used in oratory and in personal conversation. The person using it does not intend to be taken literally, but to convey the intensity of his conviction read more
Feb 15, 2020 12:20
The aim of quarantine is to prevent transmission of the disease from potentially infected persons to healthy persons during the incubation period read more
Jan 25, 2020 17:08
An oligarchy can call itself a republic. But the true spirit of the political system is democratic, where citizens govern the state via elected representatives read more
Jan 18, 2020 17:51
It’s often taken as a sort of verdict, but impeachment doesn’t usually imply confirmed guilt or loss of office. It’s a first step towards a kind of trial. read more
Jan 10, 2020 20:26
Understand this word better and prevent yourself from acting like one read more
Jan 05, 2020 13:07
The American Dialect Society picks the Word of the Decade and Word of the Year at its annual meeting of university professors, grad students and word lovers of all ages. read more
Jan 04, 2020 22:50
The 131-year-old society includes linguists, lexicographers, etymologists, grammarians, historians, researchers, writers, editors, students and scholars. read more
Dec 29, 2019 00:12
For award-winning photojournalist Padma Shri Sudharak Olwe, a camera is a weapon that brings justice to the most marginalised of people read more
Dec 27, 2019 16:30
Lingusitics sources trace the word back to works published as long ago as 1741, in a letter by William Shenstone, who was credited by Sir Walter Scott in 1826 as the inventor of the word read more
Dec 20, 2019 15:43
From denoting an evening signal when lights would go off to a clampdown when people must stay indoors at certain times, this word has a fascinating journey read more
Dec 13, 2019 14:14
Rodomontade is a personal, rhetorical and a musical style - of bombast, pomp and flourishes. read more
Dec 11, 2019 10:58
Two months ago, the dictionary added the word ‘they’ as a non-binary pronoun that can refer to just one person. read more
Dec 06, 2019 17:39
Here’s the unusual journey of a word which initially meant an oddball, then became the equivalent of a joke, and now indicates a set of questions read more
Nov 23, 2019 17:45
Some say collegians flipped ‘drunk’ backwards to coin the term ‘knurds’, for those who didn’t socialise. read more