Many times, we start things with the best intentions. We want to help others. We want to provide for our families. We want to have a little fun. 695 more words
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If no one hears you speak, your speech has no impact
If no one listens to you speak, your speech has no impact.
If the teacher listens to you speak and nods and enjoys himself, your speech has no impact because your teacher has already studied the topic more closely than your classmates and your classmates weren’t listening when you spoke. 210 more words
“The rest of them were sitting, and they had taken their seats.
Only Thersites, a man of measureless speech, was still declaring–
A man who knew many disordered things in his thoughts and who… 1,072 more words
Wolfgang Teubert, Emeritus Professor in the English Language and Applied Linguistics department at the University of Birmingham, has kindly sent us part of his reflections on economic (in)equality in society. 66 more words