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The English Corner 12 June

Posted Date : 12-Jun-2018



General Medical Experts
There are different types of doctors who treat various medical conditions according to their specialization.
Prenatal/Postnatal
Perinatologist ~ An expert in caring and treating high risk pregnancies.
Neonatologist ~ Provides medical care to premature and critically ill newborns.

A Guide to Inventions and Discoveries
Insulin: (first isolated) Sir Frederick G. Banting and Charles H. Best, Canada, 1921; (discovery first published) Banting and Best, 1922; (Nobel Prize awarded for purification for use in humans) John Macleod and Banting, 1923; (first synthesized), China, 1966.
Lawn mower: Edwin Budding, John Ferrabee, England, 1830-1831.

PROVERBS
proverb - is a saying that makes a truth or piece of wisdom easier to remember e.g. a stitch in time saves nine 
beauty is only skin deep
 looks are superficial and sometimes a beautiful person may have unpleasant characteristics
The woman is not very beautiful but beauty is only skin deep and her personality is wonderful. 
charity begins at home
 one should help one's family or close friends before helping other people The man was always doing volunteer work. He did not understand that charity begins at home and he should spend more time helping his own family. 
devil take the hindmost
everybody must look after their own interests or safetyThe man's attitude was the devil take the hindmost and he never helped his friends when they needed help. 

Buzz Words
Recently-coined new words in English,  terms and expressions with their meaning. 
Captcha: Completely Automated Public Turing Test To Tell Computers and Humans Apart. A distorted image of letters and numbers used to ensure that a response is not generated by a computer, in order to prevent spamming.

PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS
Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system. 
egoism        doctrine that the pursuit of self-        interest is the highest good
eidolism    belief in ghosts
emotivism    theory that moral statements are         inherently biased
empiricism    doctrine that the experience of         the senses is the only source of         knowledge

Economics Terminology  
Law of demand - The principle that price and quantity demanded are inversely related.  
Law of supply - The principle that price and quantity supplied are directly related.  
Loss - Business situation in which total cost of production exceeds total revenue; negative profit. 

PHILOSOPHICAL ISMS
Each word with a suffix 'ism' represents a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system. 
egoism        doctrine that the pursuit of self-        interest is the highest good
eidolism    belief in ghosts
emotivism    theory that moral statements are         inherently biased
empiricism    doctrine that the experience of         the senses is the only source of         knowledge




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