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Monday, August 13, 2001
Cyber Kids

Know your English

HELLO friends! Let's be on to another journey in the cyberworld. Let us see what is in store for us this week.


With all the talk about globalisation we have a constant need to interact with the outside world. The medium of interaction is, obviously, English. But do we really know this language? Have you ever wondered how many errors you make in a single sentence? No? I thought as well! But don't worry, here’s a solution. This is a wonderful site that deals with common errors that most of us make in using the English language. Of course, we are free to express in any manner we please, but if nonstandard usage causes others to think we are ignorant, it is time to rethink. This site would highlight only the deviations from the standard use of English as judged by professional writers, editors, teachers and literate executives. This is a site that could help you not only while you are a student, but at all stages of life. Now, all that sure makes it a must-see sight or, rather, site!


For all those interested in what is beyond mother earth, i.e., the space, this is the place. This is starchild, a learning centre for young astronomers. Talking about the solar system and the universe along with space stuff and glossary in various levels, it is sure to quench your thirst for things celestial. You can take a virtual tour of the International Space Station. Watch out for a new calendar of space-related events in pipeline. This site is dedicated to bringing space and science to your room. Howzzat? —IV