In its centenary year, IISc gets an appreciative piece from Ram Guha. IISc fans will like the piece. A lot.
Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata would have been proud of what [IISc] has done since it was established in 1909. So should we.
In its 50th anniversary year, Strunk and White's The Elements of Style gets a harsh review from Geoffrey Pullum, who feels that its advice on style is probably harmless, while its advice on grammar is seriously flawed.
English grammar] is much too important to be reduced to a bunch of trivial don't-do-this prescriptions by a pair of idiosyncratic bumblers who can't even tell when they've broken their own misbegotten rules.
Finally, a special mystery link for this JEE day.
Sunday, April 12, 2009
Posted by Abi. Posted at 11:17 PM