What is widely accepted as fact but in reality is not true?

The Talking Point series provides an opportunity to discuss things in English, exchange ideas, and learn from each other. According to Wikipedia, a fact is an occurrence in the real world. For example, “This sentence contains words.” is a linguistic fact, and “The sun is a star.” is an astronomical fact. Further, “Abraham Lincoln was … Continue Reading

What are the best social hacks you have learnt in your life?

A hack is a clever solution, strategy or technique for managing your time better, or doing some activities more efficiently, or getting better results. Social hacks are techniques that allow us to be more successful in a social context, communicate better with people, have a better relationship with them etc.

What If Women Ruled The World?

What If Women Ruled The World? That’s the title of a show bringing together actresses and experts to explore whether women can come up with better solutions to the planet’s problems than men. I absolutely do think the world would be a better place if women ruled it. I absolutely do. I think there would … Continue Reading

Clothes or souls?

When you photograph people in colour, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in black and white, you photograph their souls! ― Ted Grant, Canadian photojournalist Do you agree?

Opening the door for a lady?

The rules of a Gentleman: No 28: Opening the door for a lady is not optional, and will never go out of style. –Andy Rutledge If you are a man… Do you open the door for a lady? (Be honest!) If you are a woman…

You never listen to me!

Now, it’s a common complaint, isn’t it? Wives often complain that their husbands don’t listen to them, or if they do, they only hear what they want to hear… but how true is it? Any personal experiences?