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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 26, 2009 No Comment
Indus Valley Stone Tablets Inscriptions

A new study to be published in Science magazine, regarding the stone tablet inscriptions from the Indus Valley region four thousand years ago, is a topic of hotly contested debate:

Did the people of the Indus Valley civilization have a written language? According to the researchers who conducted the latest analysis, the answer is […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on April 16, 2009 2 Comments
Comic Conventions!

Ever wondered about the lettering conventions in comic books? This site explains just that! Find out more about asterisks, balloon tails, breaking borders, breath marks, and a whole host of other traditions!

Hat tip: Barbara Wallraff.

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on March 5, 2009 No Comment

Or does he? According to the Canadian Globe and Mail,

Barack Obama’s supposed grammatical gaffes have stirred up the hornet’s nest of disagreement between grammarians and historians, and we’re back to arguing about an old topic: I and me.”

Shall we stand by the president? Between you and I, or…err…you and me, I think […]

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on February 1, 2009 5 Comments
Road Signs: International Edition

This has been a rather eventful month for road signs across the globe, so here’s a short round up of some of the more interesting news that caught my attention in January..

The Birmingham City Council, UK, has decided to drop possessive apostrophes from road signs, to the dismay of many, particularly the Apostrophe […]

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