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The Water Cooler Talk: BLOG by Sakshi!

Water cooler, one place where we can gather and discuss what matters most: life, liberty, pursuit of happiness, and technology.

  1. the futility of learnig spelling...

    by , 13th February 2011 at 03:54 PM (The Water Cooler Talk: BLOG by Sakshi!)
    having been induced to spendign time with wren and martin, i am quite amused nowadays when everyone is so comfortable with the SMS spellings [the T-9s must be going crazy!], i noticed that style creeping slowly into other writtem communication formats too.

    everyone is in a hurry.
    while wrintin as well as reading.

    i heard a joke a long tiem ago that a person was writing a letter very slowly. when asked, he said that hisbrither could only read slowly, so he is writging
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  2. Yeah...RIGHT!

    by , 13th February 2011 at 03:49 PM (The Water Cooler Talk: BLOG by Sakshi!)
    something that was sent to me recently...


    A linguistics professor was lecturing his class. "In English," he explained, "a double negative forms a positive. In some languages, such as Russian, a double negative is still a negative. However, there is no language in which a double positive can form a negative."

    A voice from the back of the room piped up, "Yeah, right."
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  3. My Passion: Digital photography - Technological Update!

    by , 13th February 2011 at 08:30 AM (The Water Cooler Talk: BLOG by Sakshi!)


    I
    have some interest in photography - I bought my first camera an Agfa Isoly II about 15 years back. Like almost everyone, I have now switched to digital photography. Last few years have seen an explosion in digital camera market. Digicams are becoming better in terms of resolution, price, optics etc. A lot of us now have hundreds if not thousands of digital photographs and this number would continue to
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