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Effluent Vs. Affluent

AFFLUENT and EFFLUENT are nothing but homophones which means these are two words that have almost same pronunciation but totally different meanings. Homophones ऐसे दो या...

Common Prepositions Mistakes

A preposition, as defined by the dictionary, is a word governing, and usually preceding, a noun or pronoun and expressing a relation to another word...

Commonly Mispronounced Modern Color Names

I hope you all had a great weekend and enjoyed the colorful festivities around you. It's hard to imagine our lives in black and white....

COLOR-FULL Idioms and Phrases

The Holi season is upon us and we all know how colorful this festival can be. जैसा कि हम सभी जानते हैं, होली पर हम...

OF Vs. OFF: Differences and Usage

The English language is filled with Homophones and the pair 'OF and OFF' is a classic example. But first, let's understand 'What are Homophones?' When...

History of Internet Slangs

What are INTERNET SLANGS? Slangs are nothing but just the 'non-standard' words used in a given language. Slangs अनौपचारिक व आम बोल चाल को twist...

Foreign Words and Phrases Used in Everyday English-2

Many a time, when I open a dictionary or when I see new words cropping up every other day, I wonder, WHERE DOES THESE...

Commonly Mispronounced Fashion Brands

Gone are the days when people followed the path of 'Simple living and High thinking.' The new generation has a new motto of 'Smart...

Does the word ‘Salary’ Comes from the word ‘Salt’?

Wondering what's the relation between SALARY and SALT? Let's see. Today is the most beautiful day of the month because it's PAY DAY. हर महीने...

February: History, Facts and Trivia

Today is the last day of possibly the most pleasant month of the year: FEBRUARY. फरवरी का महीना जाते-जाते अपने साथ ले जाता है सुहावना...

Word of the day

Taboo

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Date: 2017-08-21