neelwrites/alacarte/idiomaticallyspeaking/neel’sgrammarseries/11/05/2018

IDIOMATICALLY SPEAKING from NEEL ANIL PANICKER #01 A la carte MEANING: ON THE MENU, EACH DISH SEPARATELY PRICED   ORIGIN: It’s a French term, literally translated as ‘ according to the card ( here card refers to the menu card). This is What’s the meaning of the phrase ‘À la carte’? On the menu, with … Continue reading neelwrites/alacarte/idiomaticallyspeaking/neel’sgrammarseries/11/05/2018

neelwrites/fromrattocat/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#11/shortstory/1553words/09/11/2017

Hosted by Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/11/03/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-11/   FROM RAT TO CAT  By Neel Anil Panicker “You are a cat. Not just any ordinary cat. The big one. The biggest of them all.  A true blue Royal  Bengal  Tiger. The best and the rarest breed to inhabit the whole wide world.”   Saumik  began to feel dizzy. His … Continue reading neelwrites/fromrattocat/reena’sexplorationchallengeweek#11/shortstory/1553words/09/11/2017

neelwrites/flymehigh/reena’sexplorationchallenge#week6#1884words/10/05/2017

Hosted by the enterprising and ever helpful Reena at https://reinventionsreena.wordpress.com/2017/09/29/reenas-exploration-challenge-week-5-2/ What is it that makes you feel powerful? What is that strength which makes your time on this planet worthwhile? FLY ME HIGH UP THE SKY By Neel Anil Panicker MONDAY, 12 NOON, FACULTY ROOM ‘Dammit, I have another class after this. Hate teaching a … Continue reading neelwrites/flymehigh/reena’sexplorationchallenge#week6#1884words/10/05/2017

neellwrites/idiomaticallyyours/13/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: I’LL EAT MY HAT By Neel Anil Panicker   MEANING: It means to suggest that one would be surprised over an occurrence. EXAMPLE: I’ll eat my hat if the BJP wins the forthcoming UP elections. (c)neelanilpanicker2017#idiom#354 IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: JOHN HANCOCK By Neel Anil Panicker  MEANING: To write one’s signature EXAMPLE: I was asked … Continue reading neellwrites/idiomaticallyyours/13/01/2017

neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/08/01/2017

IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: I’LL EAT MY HAT By Neel Anil Panicker   MEANING: It means to suggest that one would be surprised over an occurrence. EXAMPLE: I’ll eat my hat if the BJP wins the forthcoming UP elections. (c)neelanilpanicker2017#idiom#354   IDIOMATICALLY YOURS: JOHN HANCOCK By Neel Anil Panicker   MEANING: To write one’s signature EXAMPLE: I … Continue reading neelwrites/idiomaticallyyours/08/01/2017

neelwritesblog.neel’spunctuation/apostrophe/#3/16/09/2016

NEEL’S PUNCTUATION STYLE FILES -#3- APOSTROPHE THE SHAKESPEARAN CONUNDRUM: TO POSSESS OR NOT TO POSSESS By Neel Anil Panicker Ask any student what is the one thing that bugs him no end when it comes to correcting errors in English Grammar and the answer more often than not would revolve around their tribulations in trying … Continue reading neelwritesblog.neel’spunctuation/apostrophe/#3/16/09/2016

neelwritesblog.wordpress.com/neel’s grammarrules/punctuation-2/comma/09/09/2016

NEEL’S PUNCTUATION STYLE FILES-#2 By Neel Anil Panicker THE COMMA The very mention of the word is enough to send folks into a coma, at least some of us, that is. The comma is one of the very important pillars of punctuation in English Grammar. Much used and even more abused, the mere thought of … Continue reading neelwritesblog.wordpress.com/neel’s grammarrules/punctuation-2/comma/09/09/2016