50 questions that Will free your mind

WRITTEN BY MARC CHERNOFF These questions have no right or wrong answers. Because sometimes asking the right a question is the answer. 1. How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? 2. Which is worse, failing or never trying? 3. If life is so short,why do we do so manyContinue reading “50 questions that Will free your mind”

Studying Afrikaans Changes My/Our Definition of Dutch

Written by Dyami Millarson Afrikaans does not exist in a linguistic vacuum, but it exists within a linguistic context. Namely, Afrikaans, which is mutually intelligible with Dutch to a high extent, is a Dutch-related independent language. One might as well say that Afrikaans is an independent Dutch language, implying that Dutch is not a singleContinue reading “Studying Afrikaans Changes My/Our Definition of Dutch”

Happy Birthday, Band-Aid 🩹

The BAND-AID® Brand adhesive bandage is one hundred years old. It was invented  in 1921 by an unknown Johnson & Johnson employee, Earle Dickson, whose wife was accident-prone, or at least unfamiliar with her new kitchen. Up to then it was not infrequent to die of infection from wounds and cuts even within the wallsContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Band-Aid 🩹”

Six Word Story #111

Our love, soon destroyed by veracity. As promised I will still be posting six word stories once or twice weekly- usually when I’m feeling a bit lazy to write a longer post haha 😂 Today’s Word: Veracity 1: conformity with truth or fact  2: devotion to the truth :  3: power of conveying or perceiving truth 4: something truemakes liesContinue reading “Six Word Story #111”

Yannick and the Golden Apple

Originally posted on Bonjour From Brittany: In the folklore of Brittany, fairies are rarely benevolent and when they are, it is usually under the tightest of conditions; the smallest infraction being punished severely. Perhaps aligned to their status as a cursed race, they are immensely powerful but fiercely proud and will not stand to be…Continue reading “Yannick and the Golden Apple”

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