Let me ask you: 'Does a broader vocabulary allow you to think faster?'
And riffing off that general idea, I worked with some colleagues looking at the difference in hard-to-pronounce and easy-to-pronounce plural words (eg, 'keys' as easy, versus 'busses' as hard). What we found is that the plurality of objects for easy-to ...
Role-playing games 101: What is an elf?
The nearest cousin then is the "alp" or "alf," plural "alpar" or "alfar ... Each week, the 101 series will answer a basic question about role-playing games. We'll start out covering the most popular fantasy races and classes. If you have a suggestion ...
The love and lament of the Raja of Mahmoodabad
This is what has happened to the Raja of Mahmoodabad. After spending nearly half his life ... Has it been replaced by something that is richer more beautiful more plural? No, it is being replaced by the most superficial aspects of Western culture.
The hydra-headed monster: The discourse on corruption ignores the countless forms of evil
Between stripping the state and stripping nature, we create two gargantuan forms of extraction ... varieties of corruption to argue that corruption is a diverse domain with plural strategies and contexts. To hide it under a standardised label misleads ...
Grading teachers: Tone is part of the conspiracy of learning
But Mr. Stevens somehow made it personal, and that is why I can form the possessive singular ... training young writers in some key skills (even punctuating the possessive plural!), and hopeful that I’ve recruited, hired, and supported teachers whose ...