Monthly Archives: November 2011

The origins of punctuation marks we use in everyday life:

Question Mark ? Origin: When early scholars wrote in Latin, they would place the word “questio” – meaning “question” – at the end of a sentence to indicate a query. To conserve valuable space, writing it was soon shortened to … Continue reading

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Gratitude

There are two words in our vocabulary that comes with great difficulty to our lips—‘thanks’ and ‘sorry’.  We literally have to pull out these two words (though some of you would say otherwise). Rivers do not drink their own water. … Continue reading

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For young and old-a physical test and practice

It may appear simple but is not easy to balance on one leg with eyes shut! A very Important mail reg  Method of  REDUCING/PREVENTION  of DEMENTIA, recd from a friend is fwded for yr USE & sharing pls. SIMPLE BUT EFFECTIVE EXERCISE … Continue reading

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RELAX

“Cool it”, she chirrped. “Shut up” he said, “I am relaxing. Why don’t you just let me be”! “Well you seem to be doing it all the time. Remember, the early bird gets the worm etc…..” “Go tell it to … Continue reading

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I’m Not Twenty Four…I’ve been nineteen for five years…by Sachin Garg

This is the story of the North South divide!! It is about a Delhi girl coming into rural Karnataka into an industrial township and the gory adventures that she faces. The story is a coming of age of a yuppie … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness

When I was born, I was the: 2,515,644,974th person alive on Earth. And I am also the 75,624,486,517th person to have lived since history began. Very important news right? Makes me feel great. If you want to know where you stand … Continue reading

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FIRSTS IN MY LIFE

First stay in hospital—when I was 13—a bad attack of Status Asthmaticus—5 days and tortured with intravenous pricks and oxygen continued for over a month back home. First dance party—I was attending a beginner’s German residential course…we had a end … Continue reading

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