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Hangry, mansplaining, Aunt FLo among 1,100 new Oxford Dictiona...

Holding up a mirror to our times, the list has 96 words beginning with 'self'! Photograph: Pixabay.com Popular terms like hangry, mansplain and ransomware are among the 1,100 new additions that made it to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) in its January 2018 update. Mansplain, which originated in the early 21st century' is when a man explains something to someone, 'typically a woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing'. Hangry, which originated in the 1990s, is a blend of ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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Ahankar has been many a leader's undoing

'BJP leaders might ponder the all-consuming arrogance that grips the Modi-Shah combine a year ahead of the next general election,' says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi during his interaction with the Indian Diaspora in London, April 18, 2018. Photograph: @PIBIndia/Twitter The word 'hubris' in the Oxford English Dictionary is summed up simply as 'excessive pride'. It is the single biggest reason for leaders who exercise unrestrained power to rapidly start losing their shine.
 Rediff.com1 day ago

What’s so good about Good Friday?

Every year I receive a couple of phone calls and SMSes to wish me ‘Happy Good Friday’. It is not their fault. They all meant well but Good Friday is not ‘happy’ Good Friday. According to the Bible, Jesus Christ was betrayed by one of his 12 trusted ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

Shashi Tharoor just called Taj Mahal hater Vinay Katiyar a ‘troglodyte’ – here’s what it means

BJP MP and history enthusiast Vinay Katiyar was in the news again when he demanded that the Taj Mahla be torn down and replaced with a Tejo Mandir in its place. While his statement was roundly castigated, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who recently published the ...
 DNA2 months ago
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Corporatisation of India dates back to East India Company: William Dalrymple

Thiruvananthapuram: Historians warp much about the railways, democracy and rule of law on every possible occasion when it comes to the contributions of the British to India. Against this, the British historian William Dalrymple preferred to dissertate about ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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