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February 2008

  What is the meaning of the expression `on the fly'? (20080226)
  How is the word `etiquette' pronounced? (20080226)
  What is the meaning of the expression `the proof of the pudding is in the eating'? (20080226)
  What's the difference between `work for someone' and `work with someone'? (20080226)
  What is the difference between `alumni', and `alumnae'? (20080226)
  How is the word ‘aficionado’ pronounced? (20080219)
  What is the response to ‘How do you do?’ (20080219)
  What is the difference between ‘misogynist’ and ‘misogamist’? (20080219)
  What is the meaning and origin of ‘more sinned against than sinning’? (20080219)
  How is the word “extempore” pronounced? http://www.hindu.com/edu/2008/02/19/stories/2008021951111503.htm (20080212)
  What is the meaning of the expression “to separate the sheep from the goats”? (20080212)
  What is the difference between “sojourn” and “journey”? (20080212)
  How is the word ‘kiosk’ pronounced? (20080212)
  Is it okay to introduce myself in the following manner? “I am Mr. Thomas.” (20080212)
  What is the meaning of ‘modus vivendi’? (20080205)
  What is the origin of the word ‘magazine’? (20080205)
  What is the difference between ‘missive’ and ‘letter’? (20080205)
  What is the meaning of the expression ‘thanks but no thanks’? (20080205)


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