Day: January 8, 2014

Islamic scholars in Pakistan push for hate speech ban

The Christian Science Monitor (06.01.2014)  By Umar Farooq, Correspondent Leaders of major Islamic sects in Pakistan have agreed to curb provocations, but enforcing a voluntary code will be a challenge. Pakistan’s top body of Islamic scholars is pushing for a crackdown on hate speech in an effort to curb intra-faith violence in […]

English is a crazy language

Homographs are words of like spelling but with more than one meaning. A homograph that is also pronounced differently is a heteronym. You think English is easy?  I think a retired English teacher was bored. 1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce […]