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The Truthful Dove

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The Truthful Dove Part (1) Key word : shelter, grumpy, unwillingly, generous, flatteryOnce upon a time, a hat were very good friends. One day the two friends decide two set out on a journey. They flew over the river and hills and came to a big jungle. Borh the friends were very tried, they needed to sit down and take a rest. Soon night fell and it was dark all around. A storm rose. It started to rain heavily. The dove and the bat started to look for a shelter. They came upon a country-old rain tree. An owl had his nest in that tree. The dove and the bat knocked at the owl's door. The old grumpy old opened the door. The dove and the bat requested him to give them shelter. The owl unwillingly let them in. The birds were hungry too. They begged for some food. The selfish owl was not happy. However, he shared his dinner with them. The dove was so tried that she could hardly eat. But the bat was sly. He ate greedily. He began to praise the owl, are you the most generous person I have …

Check Your Reference

Using a Dictionary A dictionalry is a collection of words. It lists the words of a language and gives necessary information about them. It tells us about the 1. Spelling 2. Pronunciation 3. Meaning 4. Parts of speech etc. Of word. To make the meaning of words clear example sentences are gives in italics. Example sentences show hoe words are used. It also gives the snnonym/s and the antonym/s of a word. We find words made by adding prefix and suffixesto the root word. Parts of speech are also shown. A verb word is always given in the simple present tense. But the past form of a verb and the past participle are also shown. Looking up words in a dictionary The words in a dictionary are presented in alphabetical orded. It follows the alphabetical order of letters. It means words starting with the letter D will be before the words starting with the letter E. In the same way words starting with the letter F will come after the words starting with E. Again the words starting with the s…

Using A Table Of Contents

A table of contents is an important part of a book or any other blog. Its gives us information about what is inside a book. It teels us what each of the part of the book is about. It also tells us how to go to page where the part starts. A table of contents is usually written as 'contents' at the top of the page. The list of the parts is presented in the order that they appear in the book. The list contains the the title or the names of the parts. It sometimes mentions thesections as well as the subsection title with the chapter/ unti/lesson titles. It also includes the foreword or preface, book map, index, and the page numbers. Introducing a table of contents You get a new book in hand. You see the title of the book and you want to read it. But does the title only give you enough information about what the book the book is all about? You also find the book divided into a few parts. Suppose you want to read a certain part of the book. Certainly you will not will not like to …

The Statue of Liberty

The French Sculptor Frederic Augusta Bartholdi was assigned to design and complete a sculpture within 1876, so that it could be a gift for the Americans on the occasion of celebrating the hundred years of the American Declaration of Independence. The statue was a joint venture between the USA and France. The France people would the build the statue and assemble it in the statue, and the people of the USA were to build the pedestal for the statue.Raising money for the pedestal was completed in August 1885. The construction of the pedestal was finished in April 1886. In the meantime, France war ship 'Isere' in 1885. While transporting the statue, it was split up into 350 individual pieces and packed in 214 crates.It took four month to put the Statue together and place it on the pedestal. Thousands of people saw the unveiling ceremony of theStatue of Liberty on October 28th 1886. It was centennial gift ten years late.The Freedom that the Statue stand for is not stationary. The br…

Wired jobs around

What type of job do you want to have? It is a highly paid high-profile conventional job liked by most people? Yes, you can have it. It is the question of your choice of other types of jobs out there--- cool, fun,exciting, even wonder who picks up the chewing gum left on a park bench or who assesses whether a piece of furniture is comfortable enough or who constructs glass eyeballs oe who farms oysters in the middle of the ocean? These are all wacky, odd, unexpected, wild, crazy, unconventional, strange or just plain wired jobs and careers. They are not your traditional career choices, but somebody out there does all these things, gets paid for There are hundreds of such jobs to take if you want travel the less taken ways of life. You have to decide on several questions: What companies will recruit/hire me?Do I actually make a paycheck?What type of education/diploma will I need?Can I make a living doing this? Your answer to these questions will help pave your career roadmap and help y…

River gypsies in bangladseh

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key word: gypsy, ethnic, nomadic, roam, tarpaulin, tents,remedy, vend, heal, talisman.River gypsies are an ethnic group in Bangladesh. They are known as beady to local people. The guppies have their own lifestyle and culture. They live in groups and do not own any land. Therefore, they live a nomadic life travelling from one place to another. These people roam across our rivers and water from May to December in small country boats. These boats are their houses and these people a part of our waters. In winter, many water bodies dry up. At that time they return to the mainland and live in make-shift tarpaulin tents on open river banks. You can see their men relaxing in the tents. Toddlers play with dogs or other pets in the dust. Women offer idle away time by hair doing, picking off lice in twos or threes sitting in a row. Throughout the monsoon, they remain busy with fishing. They also dive for natural pearls in waters. Sometimes, they camp for a couple of weeks. Men catch snakes and e…

Jobs Around

I know you will wonder if I say the best thing that ever happened to me was when I lost my last job. Yes, really! I was a desk cleark in an office. But believe me I never lilted my job. Nothing can be more boring than being stuck in an office al day with computers and telephone. So after two years or so, I decided to leave my job though I had good salary there. Now I'm an owner of a nursery. Planting seeds, budding, grafting, taking care of saplings, cleaning the flower beds and spending time with trees are my full time job. I start work very early. In summer I usually leave home at 5:30 in the morning, but in winter not until about 7. I've a small hut in my nursery. There cannot be any more pleasure for me than when I see the moon for there or walk though the trees in the soft moonlit night. The winter is just over. So I'm cleaning up the winter flower garden. Now I'm busy in producing more timber and medicinal plants which people will buy from July. Every season is s…

Love For Humanity

Mother Teresa was moved by the presence of the sick and dying on the streets of Calcutta. She founded the home for the dying destitute and named it Normal Hridoy' , meaning 'Pure Heart'. She and her fellow nuns gathered the dying people off the streets of Calcutta and brought them to this home. They were lovingly looked after and cared for. Since then men, women and children have been taken from the streets and carried to Normal Hridoy. These unloved and uncared for people get an opportunity to die in an environment of kindness and love. In their last hours they get human and Divine love, and can feel they are also children of God. The Missionaries of Charity try to find jobs for those who survive, or send them to homes where they can live happily for some more years in a caring environment. Regarding commitment to family, Mother Teresa said, "Maybe in our own family, we have somebody, who is feeling lonely, who is feeling sick, who is felling worried. Are we there? A…

Jobs' Childhood

A car mechanic Paul Jobs and his wife Clara jobs adopted Steve who was abandoner at birth. Paul and Clara loves Steve very much. They made him feel that he was 'chosen' and very 'special'. One of his colleagues, Del Yocam said about Steve, I think his desire for complete control of whatever he marks derives directly from his personality and from the fact that he was abandoned at birth. Jobs' mother taught him how to read and write before he want to the elementary school. So when he went to school, he found out that he knew everything that the teachers were teaching. He got bored and played pranks to keep him busy. This continued for the first few years. It was clear from his behaviour that he could not accept other people's authority. He said, "I encountered authority of a different kind that I have never encountered before, and Idid not like it." A turning point came when he was in grade four. His teacher Imogene Hill watched him very closely for som…

May Day

May day or International Worker Days observed on May 1 all over the world today to commemorate the historical struggle and sacrifices of the working people to establish an eight-hour workday. It is a public holiday in almost all the countries of the world. Since the Industrial Revolution(¹) in the 18th and 19 the centuries in Europe and the Us, the workers in mills and factories had been working a long shift, fourteen or even more house a day On May 1st in 1886, insured by the trade unions (²), half of the works at the McCormick Harvester Company in Chicago wanton strike demanding an eight-hour workday. Two days later, a workers' rally was held near the McCormick Harvester Company and about 6000 workers had joined it. The rally wad addressed by the labor leaders. They urged the workers to stand together, to go on strikebreakers started leaving the meeting place. The strikers went down the street to bring them back. Suddenly about 200 policemen attacked them with clubs and revolve…

Computer whizz kid eyes record book

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key word : whizz, master(v), compute, computer-nerd, passion, monitor,database,claim, website, evidence, emigrate, gifted A six-years-old boy from Bangladesh is hoping to become the world youngest computer expert. Easik Farhan-Roopkotha turned six in January 2012. He is hoping his skill will be recognized by Microsoft and Guinness World Records. Wasik started to show a talent for computers inch early childhood. Before the age of four, he mastered playing video games and typing in Microsoft Word. His mother Cynthia Farhan-Risha said' " I knew he was very different since his birth. I couldn't believe my eyes when he began compeering as a seven month old child. At his local primary school, Wasik was above the average level. So his parents decide that he should be taught at home. According to his mother, Wasik's English is still limited. However,he has a few Words to say in Bengali. "I really enjoy playing on the computer and learning new skills," Wasik told the…

E-Communications

Key word: Facebook, e-mail, web site, blog, e-commerce, twitter, e-learning, iPod, tablet pc, information super high way, social network, smart phone. Let' imaging a citizen's ordinary day at work. The morning probably starts with a cup of coffee/tea, followed by greeting the colleagues. Then comes the inevitable ,which is logging in the computer. For many of us the third step has become an automatic behavior and it domainates the rest o our work day, receving and sending dozens of emails. An e-mail is an electronic mail. It is a computer-aided way of exchanging digital text messages from a sender to one or multiple recipient/s. Email operate throught a network of computer linked by the Internet. There are commercial server agencies such asYahoo, Gmail, Ymail, Hotmail, etc. That accept the text message from the sender, forward it and deliver instantly to the digital mailbox of the recipient. If the recipient is not online, the message is stored and delivered later when the re…

Social Network Services

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The advantages of the Internet Technology have made a good number of web sites to emerge to facilitate social relations among people around the world. These are known as social networking service or social networks. At present, Facebook is the most popular. Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Are other frequently used social service. Social network services are web-based are hence, provide ways for the for the user to interact through the Internet. These services make it possible to connect people sharing interests and activities across the borders and thus have made a lot for the users to feel that they really live in a global village. Why are social network expanding so fast? The answer is simple. Most of the social services are cost-free. You can make use of them free ,paying is a very little to your Internet service provider. Secondly, you can make your personal profile public before the entire online community. It is like presenting yourself before the entire world. You can also loo…