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The smallcollection of second-hand books is captivating and a 1954 editionof Jacques-Yves Cousteau's The Silent World for $12 is impossibleto resist. Bookseller John Costelloe says: "Independent shops are dying onthe vine in the CBD. The chain bookshops are so massive, it's likea monopoly, so the reading lists shrink, the smaller publishersdisappear, as do the smaller bookshops.
This case study explores seventh grade students' experiences with writing and performing poetry. Teacher and student interviews along with class observations provide insight into how the teacher and students viewed spoken word poetry and identity.
MYSORE: The Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) is promoting Kannada in a big way. Following Rs 2-crore special grants from the state government in the wake of Kannada language getting the classical language status, the KSOU is focusing on promoting the language among the public. It has published 40 books dealing with various aspects of the land and language for the benefit of the public. Among the 11 universities in the state that have received Rs 2-crore grants each, the KSOU is the first to publish books.
BELGAUM: Captain Gopinath, the man who gave wings to the flying aspirations of a common man, is a true Kannadiga at heart. He feels love for one's language need not be translated into hatredness for other language. His implicit views on Kannada and culture. Love your language- Language is important for our identity and culture. We need to celebrate Kannada and our writers. Loving one's language does not mean hatredness for other language. We should love and be proud of our language, but we shouldn't hate other languages. We should live in harmony.
ASQ said its President E. David Spong testified before Congress in support of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. President Obama proposes to continue the Program in FY 2012, but the Program is targeted for a significant decrease in funding. In a release on March 14, ASQ said that Spong's appearance is the result of ASQ's Washington, D.C., advocacy efforts. The Program faces a decrease to a level of $7.7 million. The Program currently is funded at $9.6 million annually based on the enacted FY 2010 budget.
Evan Thomas West Pennant Hills It's only fair that the morally empty Labor government gets shown the door next month. What isn't fair is that the people of this state who still believe in the long gone Labor values no longer have a party to vote for. As a result we have a one-horse race, with the incoming government achieving victory by default. In place of a contest between principled and credible contenders we have a void. If ever there was a time to make voting voluntary, it's now.
It will include a retina scan to check you have had enough sleep and to ensure you are not stressed or distracted. The car will stop if there is water on the road, if the kids are shouting noisily in the back seat or if you have not finished your make-up. I feel safer already, although the prospect of being the only vehicle on the road is eerily stressful. Paul Finnegan Broken Head What a painless way to learn foreign language vocabulary, I thought: listen to a recording of words in the vacant time while driving. So one day I did. The words and their meanings rolled on without pause.
Star winger ... Zac Guildford dives over the line to complete his first-half hat trick during the World Cup match against Canada last month. Photo: Getty Images A distraught Zac Guildford has told his coach he cannot remember drunkenly running into a Cook Islands bar naked and bleeding, assaulting patrons and then running off into the night. An employment expert says the star All Black wing's behaviour in Rarotonga's Trader Jacks bar on Friday night is a sackable offence. But the rugby union insists it will stick by Guildford, at least until it has all the facts.
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While the concept of cool-hunting may date back more than a decade, Mr Rodic points out that the rules of the game have changed in the past few years. "The classic Paris salons of style already seem like anachronisms," he says. "These fashion houses continue to put forward their visions of the future through their biannual shows as though nothing has changed. They may have some influence on the street but they still cultivate the fantasy that haute couture dictates to the street and businesses impose their products on the market.
Click for more photos Steering la dolce vita Steering la dolce vita The 1963 ASA GT, or baby Ferrari, was in a league of its own, writes KEVIN NORBURY. Ean McDowell loves to tell the story of getting to work one Tuesday morning in Kuala Lumpur and the conversation centred on what everyone did over the long weekend. "And I said I went to Barcelona and bought a Ferrari," he laughs. There was stunned disbelief in the engineering office where he was at the time. But he wasn't kidding.
Click for more photos Porsche Panamera Porsche Panamera Porsche's new four-door sports car, the Panamera, is longer than many large family cars but promises supercar performance as well as a frugal hybrid. Porsche has exposed its worst kept secret by releasing pictures and scant details of its upcoming four-door sports car, the Panamera, in what is shaping up to be the start of a drip-feed media campaign for the crucial new model.
Something about the large, 3.5-inch screen and simple interactive controls of the iPhone makes it a magnet for toddlers sticky fingers. As parents all around the world have discovered, Apple smartphone isnt just a useful tool for adults, but a handy toy for kids of all ages.Thanks to the App Store, there also a massive selection of applications specifically designed with children in mind.
Second, the drinks often come to you. And third, if you have to go to the toilet or buffet, chances are there will be friendly fellow travellers of a certain quality whom you can trust to keep an eye on your stuff. All the same, take handbags, wallets, passports, iPads and other easily lifted essentials with you. Put your suitcase within view. If you can't, when the train approaches a station, make sure you move to where you can watch it. When your hands are full do not make eye contact with beggars. Period. Use hotel safes and take advantage of luggage hold at hotel reception areas.
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