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Finding Order Amid The English Chaos


S Radha Prathi, April 18. 2015. DHNS

Even as our country is still weighing the pros and cons on the status of the English language in the department of education, it is time to have a subjective look at the topic. 706 more words

Published Articles

The limits of one’s language are the limits of one’s world.

(Another unfinished essay…it’s a rough cut, and maybe not the easiest read, but it was written so long ago it’d be hard to pick it up again. 873 more words

Think Pieces


A beautiful disaster. A tired symphony. Fallen to pieces but not broken. The best discovery never made. Dreaming wide awake. All your best past mistakes knitted together. 388 more words


I'm good

(Found this deep in the drafts folder.)

Saw an interesting comment on Facebook. He was addressing filmmakers and screenwriters, specifically. People didn’t use the expression, “I’m good,” meaning, “No, thanks”, he said, until at most 15 years ago. 227 more words

Literacy Criticism

Word of the day

Shibboleth  – a custom, principle, or belief distinguishing a particular class or group of people, especially a long-standing one regarded as outmoded or no longer important; a word or saying used by adherents of a party, sect, or belief and usually regarded by others as empty of real meaning.


Jumble Spoiler - 04/17/15

Visual Description:  Myth Thang!

RUYRH  =  HURRY,  GUHRS  =  SHRUG,  NERTEL  =  RELENT,  NADRIC  =  R… 72 more words


Music, Langauge, and A Non-tradiational Collaboration

When I began the semester, I was interested in the way I saw music functioning in contemporary speculative fiction as a sort of language or communication tool that could transcend traditionally static boundaries, so I wanted to learn more about the relationship between music and language. 386 more words

Cognitive Studies