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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on February 5, 2010 No Comment

Want to drink a Bruichladdich? Scared to order it? Well then, this article published in the Food section of the Atlantic Online is the one for you!

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 26, 2009 2 Comments

I discovered a really cool multilingual wiki (pronouncing) dictionary called Forvo.com. The site contains pronunciations of over a hundred thousand words in 207 languages.

Check it out! 🙂

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Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on January 21, 2009 No Comment
What’s in a Name?

I kept wondering why the airport shuttle taking passengers from nearby hotels to Heathrow Airport was called the “HotelHoppa.” It just sounded so “unjazzy,” so irrelevant. I “got” the hotel part, and figured Hoppa was a proper noun, maybe the last name of the founder of the company or some such thing. But it […]

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