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
A gap is a space or opening in the middle of something or between things, for example you may notice that someone has a small gap between their front teeth, or when you want to cross a busy street, you wait for a gap in the busy traffic to cross the road. A gap in … Continue Reading
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? 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
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?
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…
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?
I have a question: We are all told about the importance of fasting before general anaesthesia to prevent the risk of aspiration which may cause death. If that is true, then how can people be put under anaesthesia for emergency surgery without having been NPO?!
What do you think of this quote? Do you agree with Victor Hugo?