The Story of Silver

There is no direct connection between Arjuna, the warrior and the Latin American country Argentina. But it is interesting to see how they are connected by silver. It is common knowledge that the symbol for silver in the periodic table is Ag. It is an abbreviation of the Latin word for silver ‘Argentum’. Scholars have

How to Write a Love Letter

“Amor Vincit Omnia,” so goes the ambiguous inscription on the brooch worn by Chaucer’s Prioress in ‘The Canterbury Tales.’  It means “Love Conquers All.” Love has the power to conquer even the hardest of minds. But it requires great linguistic skill to write an enchanting love letter. As Mark Twain says, “The frankest and freest

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