May be English – an Alien Language !

This is for Non-native English Speakers and Learners 🙂 English is an alien language in our home. May be in your home too if you were born in a family which uses a non-English mother tongue. What happens when your family, friends and neighbours also belong to similar families? Well to know that you can... Continue Reading →

Can you read this Poem? :) Test your English

This is a classic English poem containing about 800 of the worst irregularities in English spelling and pronunciation.  "The Chaos" is a poem written by Gerard Nolst TrenitĂ© (1870-1946). Try reading this poem, get puzzled "What? Is English that weird?" 🙂 So it's always better to keep it simple, whatever the language we use 🙂 Dearest... Continue Reading →

Know : List of Percentage of Websites by Languages

Most web pages on the Internet are in English, with varying amounts of information available in many other languages. In April 2013, almost 55% of the most visited websites used English as their content language. Other top languages which are used at least in 2% of websites are Russian, German, Spanish, Chinese, French, Japanese, Arabic and Portuguese. The list below shows the Estimates of the percentages of Web sites... Continue Reading →

Know : List of all Social Networking Sites

List of all Social Networking Sites (Sorted Alphabetically) Name Description/Focus Registered users Global Alexa Page ranking 43 Things Goal setting and achievement 3,000,000 12,914 About.me Social networking site 5,000,000 1,447 Academia.edu Social networking site for academics/researchers 211,000 1,995 Advogato Free and open source software developers 13,575 292,620 aNobii Books 26,939 AsianAvenue A social network for the Asian American community 170,384 aSmallWorld... Continue Reading →

Know : What is Your Language’s Word Order?

In linguistic typology, subject–verb–object (SVO) is a sentence structure where the subject comes first, the verb second, and the object third.  SOV is the most common type (followed by subject–verb–object; the two types account for more than 75% of natural languages with a preferred order).  Source : Frequency distribution of word order in languages surveyed by... Continue Reading →

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