I can almost read you reaction to the title. “What is it with this word ‘respect’?” Let me put it this way, for no reason at all, today I remembered a 1967 hit song by Aretha Franklin, “R-E-S-P-E-C-T”, and some where along the song the singer says, “Find out what it means to me” and that’s what got me started.
TEXAS, June 23: Two days after President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of families at the border, federal authorities Friday cast about for jail space to detain them together, leaving hundreds of parents in the dark on when they would be reunited with their children.
BIRATNAGAR, May 29: A week has passed since the Indian government announced to shut down the Indian embassy’s camp office in Biratnagar but it has made no efforts to do so. Officials at the camp office said they have yet to be officially informed about the closure decision by their government.
I have been hearing this particular word “khate” since my childhood. My mind was like everyone else’s at that time. I was judgmental to the homeless kids, and considered this word ugly. I though it carried ugly meaning and it is used for those who collect garbage, sleep in road, have no home and who roam around the city carrying big sacks on the shoulder. Likewise, khates are the ones who smell dendrite as an intoxicant and beg around streets.
Can anybody solve the word ‘math’? I’m bore.
It seems there’s no work, except banging my head on floor.
Listening to the word ‘math’, it makes me mad,
But also, being no able to do anything, I’m too glad.
KATHMANDU, August 16: Occasional tendency of lawmakers hurling "offensive words" at each other during Legislature-Parliament meeting has come under criticism. At today's meeting, lawmakers voiced concern about the use of offensive words by their counterparts.
LONDON, Nov 16: Oxford Dictionaries chose "post-truth" as its word of the year on Wednesday, saying its use had spiked in the past year because of the Brexit vote in Britain and the rise of Donald Trump in the United States.
KATHMANDU, Aug 29: Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday has asked Nepal's embassies and the offices of consulate general around the world as well as other offices to use the word 'Nepali' instead of 'Nepalese' for all official purposes and strictly maintain uniformity in this case.