Monthly Archives: September 2009

Methods Of Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words — when they entered a language, from what source, and how their form and meaning have changed over time. Etymological theory recognizes that words originate through a limited number of basic mechanisms, the most important of which are the following: Borrowing, i.e. the adoption of loanwords … Continue reading Methods Of Etymology

What is an Advertising campaign?

Advertising is a communication whose purpose is to inform potential customers about products and services and how to use and obtain them. Every major medium is used to deliver these messages, including: television, radio, movies, magazines, newspapers, video games, the Internet, and billboards. The activity of attracting public attention to a product or business, as … Continue reading What is an Advertising campaign?

All about Genetics

Genetics, a discipline of biology, is the science of heredity and variation in living organisms. Knowledge of the inheritance of characteristics has been implicitly used since prehistoric times for improving crop plants and animals through selective breeding. However, the modern science of genetics, which seeks to understand the mechanisms of inheritance, only began with the … Continue reading All about Genetics

What is Mohair

Mohair usually refers to a silk-like fabric or yarn made from the hair of the Angora goat. The word “mohair” was adopted into English before 1570 from the Arabic mukhayyar, a type of haircloth, literally ‘choice’, from khayyara, ‘he chose’. Mohair fiber is approximately 25-45µ in diameter. It is one of the oldest textile fibers … Continue reading What is Mohair

Importance of Kitchen Table

Our modern age of accomplishing more, instant gratification and cheap massed produced everything has taken its toll on the children. We have substituted family time for all things cheap and meaningless. When did the norm become having everything done for us? Taking no pride in anything including the family? Making a dinner that took the … Continue reading Importance of Kitchen Table