Children are to be offered lessons on how to speak English formally amid fears that many are suffering from “word poverty”, it has been reported. But how many words do people tend to know and use?
+Note: With all the things I have to worry about now, WORD POVERTY is going to keep me up at nights…
Tracking Global Trends Through Global English-based Big Data Analysis
+Note: They have a clock that is counting away (41 days) until the billionth word is added to the English Language, am I a word geek or what?
“When the facts are against, you argue the law. When the law is against you, argue the facts. When the law and the facts are both against you, pound the table.”
Twelve years after Yale rejected a $7 million endowment for a gay student center, the school’s Gay and Lesbian Association invited legendary playwright and gay-rights activist Larry Kramer back to campus to receive its first Lifetime Achievement Award. The following is his speech.