Let the Word Do the Work

Let the Word Do the Work

When language-mutilator Yogi Berra said that something was “like ‘deja vu’ all over again,” everybody laughed. Lately I get the feeling that some people who say it don’t know it’s a joke.   Yogi’s “belts and suspenders” approach to words seems to be on the increase....
10 Ways to Form a Compound Noun

10 Ways to Form a Compound Noun

Compound nouns are of three kinds: open, hyphenated, and closed.   As the names imply, “open compounds” are written as separate words, “hyphenated compounds” are written with one or more hyphens, and “closed compounds” are written as a single word.   Many compounds...
23 Private/Public Libraries In Lagos

23 Private/Public Libraries In Lagos

Here are the common private and public Libraries for reading and exams prep purposes here in Lagos, Nigeria. It seems we need more corporate bodies to fund some of these libraries and also spirited individuals to add to the resources available. enjoy!! 1. ZODML...