#English

.Cincinnati, OH, USA
Zaila Avant-garde is from New Orleans.

  • Zaila Avant-garde aspires to play in the WNBA
  • She is the first Black winner since Jody-Anne Maxwell of Jamaica in 1998
  • Avant-garde says spelling is her side hobby

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shashi Tharoor's tweet has been widely shared by netizens on the microblogging site(Photo Credit: Instagram/Shashi Tharoor)

  • Shashi Tharoor is a MP from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • He is known for using rarely used English words
  • This time, he came up with the term 'Pogonotrophy'

.Mumbai
(Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • The word ebullient is an adjective which is derived from the Latin verb ebullire, which means "to bubble out"
  • Ebullient was used in the sense of ‘boiling’ or ‘bubbling’ to describe a boiling pot
  • Later the word’s meaning was broaden to describe the emotional excitement in addition to boiling liquid

(Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Pixabay)

Do you know why was Dr. Sadao not sent to the battlefield along with the troops?

.Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
MP Shashi Tharoor threatened to take legal action against an English learning app, which claimed that it can make students 'Speak English as fluently as Shashi Tharoor.' (Photo Credit: Instagram/Shashi Tharoor)

  • The app used Tharoor's photo and name without his permission to promote their English speaking course
  • Tharoor said he does not endorse the learning app in any way
  • The advertisement of the app said: 'Speak English as fluently as Shashi Tharoor'

.London, UK
He was born David Cornwell in October 1931. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@JonnyGeller)

  • John le Carré died at the age of 89
  • He shot to fame during the Cold War as master of the spy thriller
  • In 2019, le Carre urged Britons to "join the resistance" during the general election

.Viena, Austria
Residents of this Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name. (Image credits: Representative image/ Pixabay)

  • They grew weary of the word 'Fucking'
  • The new name 'Fugging' will come in to effect from January 1, 2021
  • The village is in the East of Vienna

.Idukki, Kerala, India
Shashi Tharoor made a surprise appearance on a radio show to the sheer ecstasy of the young girl. (Photo Credit : Facebook/@ShashiTharoor)

  • Shashi Tharoor's tweets and speeches have often baffled us
  • However, during a radio show, a class 10 introduced the Congress MP to new English words
  • The 64-year-old heaped praises on the young girl for remembering such big words