Category Archives: Miscellanea

What’s Your First Blog Post?

As this post’s title stated, I’d like to know what’s your first blog post. Please share the link to your first post in the comments section if you want. But if you feel embarrassed about it or you just don’t … Continue reading

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My Site Got Accepted To WordAds… What Now?

Out of curiosity, I applied my blog to WordAds yesterday morning not expecting any feedback for a while. Then last night, when I checked my blog, I saw numerous ads on it which was strange since I knew that my … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #38

Irish Speak An Irishman, being ask’d if he understood French? Reply’d, “Yes, Joy, I understand French perfectly well, provided it’s spoken in Irish.” — Xavier Méfret, French and English Self-taught, 1882

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Gleanings From The Past #37

Published A disappointed literary aspirant, weary of having his articles declined with thanks, and doubtful of his critics’ infallibility, copied out ‘Samson Agonistes,’ which he rechristened ‘Like a Giant Refreshed,’ and the manuscript, as an original work of his own, … Continue reading

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Learn Fun Facts’ Blog Party: Share Your Blog Here (January 2018)

The blog party that I did two months ago was well received. Hence, I decided to make this a monthly event. Growing a blog isn’t simple. It takes time, patience, and dedication before others would begin to notice your blog. … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #36

Personal Identity Suppose a brave Officer to have been flogged when a boy at school, for robbing an orchard, to have taken a standard from the enemy in his first campaign, and to have been made a General in advanced … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #34

Mind and Body The two philosophies, that which treats of body and that which treats of mind, are both of them good, useful, and necessary. Matter must be studied by the senses and with material experience, just as mind must … Continue reading

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