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Hoping to inspire readers with joy, arouse their fear, romance them with love? Or, perhaps your story needs the reader to sink into despair along with your protagonist? 324 more words

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Monkey puzzles - of brass monkeys and monkey wrenches

Sometimes I’m reading a book and come across a phrase or piece of information that is just begging for further investigation and that leads to even more new questions and discoveries. 2,090 more words

Life In The Netherlands

Quebec anglophones to benefit from up to $3-million in new funding

The federal government will spend $1 for every $2 contributed by the private sector for projects that help English-speaking youth, seniors and immigrants in Quebec, the Quebec Community Groups Network announced Thursday. 504 more words

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Wie der Tagi-«Fact Checker» Fakten verdreht und unterschlägt

Der Tages-Anzeiger, aus guten Gründen auch «Alpen-Stürmer» genannt, ist seit jeher berüchtigt für seine dämonisierende, delegitimierende und einseitige Berichterstattung gegen den jüdischen Staat.

Für Kontinuität ist auch unter der neuen Chefredaktion von Arthur Rutishauser gesorgt, der es für gut hält, die anti-israelische Agenda seines Vorgängers Res Strehle zu übernehmen, wie… 190 more words

ENGLISH Language

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When I bought a new faucet for my kitchen sink some years ago, I couldn’t help noticing that the box it came in was a sort of Rosetta stone, though with cardboard in lieu of the stone that would have made the container impractically heavy and expensive. 423 more words

Spanish Language

English Language: A Persistent Issue in Indonesia

By Muhammad Rakhmat and Muhammad Beni Saputra

This article was originally published by the Huffington Post UK

The lack and the uneven distribution of English proficiency in Indonesia, especially between major cities and rural or remote areas, have several vital implications for the country.

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