Category Archives: linguistics

Louis XIV Asks Riddles VIII

  Esteemed Readers, it’s time for a new riddle. It’s a short & needs some pondering. My hint: it is linked with publishing. Good luck! “I’m referred to learn seasons & when the Sun enters each of his twelve houses. … Continue reading

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Magic in The Russian Folk Tales

Alike any other folklore, the Russian one if full of its own symbolism & magic. Based on the presented fairy-tales we might highlight its supernatural & too often invisible essence often dark, terrible, interconnected with death. The magic in the … Continue reading

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Russian Mythology: Kosch’ei the Deathless

Kosch’ei the Deathless is another handsome character of the Russian mythology, too dark & too creepy. I believe that he is the most complete reflection of Evil we have. Traditionally he is represented as an old ugly man, who loves … Continue reading

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Christian Fairy-Tale: The Sun Made by God’s Will

Esteemed Readers, On the eve of the Orthodox Easter I would like to present you a Christian folk-tale telling about the resurrection. The late Russian folklore abounds in curious Bible tales. This story is about the Sun. What amazes me … Continue reading

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True Mirror

The reason of our annoyance is our own imperfections we notice in others. Maria Kethuprofumo

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Internet for Good

The most significant invention of XXI century has definitely changed the life of humanity. It has provided us unlimited opportunities and has broadened our mind once and for all. This new infinite reality is similar to the ocean: amazing treasures … Continue reading

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28 synonyms of Happiness

Looking through the dictionary I’ve discovered a rather curious list of synonyms which makes the word ‘happiness’ definitely brighter: beatitude, blessedness, bliss, cheerfulness, cheeriness, content, contentment, delectation, delight, enjoyment, euphoria, exhilaration, felicity, gaiety, gladness, glee, good spirits, high spirits, joy, … Continue reading

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