Occupy Babel

Aug. 20, 2013, 10:07 a.m. language barrier , Universal Language

occupy babel daya dissanayake It is time to occupy Babel, under one language. That is probably the only way to save mankind from self-annihilation and of destroying Mother earth. If 'barbar' originally meant a person who speaks in a tongue we do not understand, then we are all barbarians to each oth ...

A Writer by Any Other Name

Aug. 15, 2013, 11:13 p.m. Cuckoo's Calling , pen names , Rawling

A writer by any other name daya dissanayake A manuscript submitted by a new and unknown author was rejected by a publisher because "it failed to stand out from all the other manuscripts sent by hopeful authors". The author was an ex-soldier, working for a private security agency. Later it was accept ...