Archive for the ‘Sociology’ Category

    Did you know: The early Greek cities were commonly built on top of hills to make it easier to fortify and defend them in case of attacks. As the Greek word for peak was akros and for city, polis, such cities came to be called acropolis. The first Greek ‘states’ were in fact no more than an acropolis surrounded by a few villages. However, as their population grew, the Greeks   Read More ...

    Did you know: Prolific comes from French prolifique, which is in turn derived from Latin proles (progeny or offspring) + root of facere (to make). A prolific artist, thus, is one who makes/produces many works of art and prolific growth signifies abundant growth. From the same root we also get the word proliferate (multiply, grow fast), which is used in sentences such as ‘International security and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction were discussed in the meeting.   Read More ...

    Featured Video

    Interregnum, Regale, Regnant

    Posted on Dec - 6 - 2011

    0 Comment

    The Incorrigible Criminal

    Posted on Nov - 29 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Regime, Regimen, Regiment

    Posted on Nov - 22 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Sutra and Sartorial

    Posted on Sep - 26 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Patrons and Patriarchy

    Posted on Oct - 31 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Agility, Agency, Agitation

    Posted on Nov - 15 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Vertigo and Acrophobia :...

    Posted on Aug - 22 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Regime, Regimen, Regiment

    Posted on Nov - 22 - 2011

    0 Comment

    Twitter updates

    No public Twitter messages.