Monthly Archives: November 2009

Mediocre Teachers: One More Reason Why Indonesian Education is Retarded

Days ago, my dad gave me some sheets of paper which apparently were a set of English examination papers for elementary school students. He works as an elementary school and kindergarten supervisor here in my hometown. It is customary that … Continue reading

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IT'S or ITS?

This time I will share one more way of avoiding simple but fundamental mistakes in spilling your ideas. Surprisingly enough, some were found on sites or blogs written by bloggers living in English-speaking countries. This may sound unbelievable but it … Continue reading

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About Truth (and Untruth)

The truth always comes out. It’s one of fundamental rules of time.  In reality the untruth, however, always overshadows the truth even though eventually the truth overcomes its foe. And it’s another fundamental rules of time. And when it comes … Continue reading

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On Migration to Dot Com

Welcome back to my blog, my beloved readers! After more than 3 months clinging to blogspot as a parasite, I resolved to purchase a new domain. I suppose the practicing phase has got to be ended soon and I have … Continue reading

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Metro TV's Mata Najwa: The Premiere (part1)

Najwa in action: When beauty and intelligence come in the same package Najwa Shihab is always a magnet for TV audience particularly news programs lovers.  Miss Shihab (who is no longer ‘miss’ as she is married and has given birth … Continue reading

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On Migration to Dot Com

Welcome back to my blog, my beloved readers! After more than 3 months clinging to blogspot as a parasite, I resolved to purchase a new domain. I suppose the practicing phase has got to be ended soon and I have … Continue reading

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Dangers of Tongue

People say, “Your mouth is your tiger, which will anytime devour you”. Our prophet Mohammad advocated : “What a moslem utters is men is safe from the dangers of their own tongue and arms”.Imam Ali Radhiallhu’anhu stated: ”An evil heart lies in … Continue reading

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Wanna, Gotta, Gonna, Gotcha, and Kinda

Some of you may watch or see some American or English movies and/ or songs. And perhaps you have more favorite Hollywood movies or English songs than Indonesian ones / i do, and I don’t give it a damn being … Continue reading

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A Snapshot on Indonesian Law Enforcement: Why are Minah and Aguswandi Different from Anggodo?

This just in, another tragicomedy arises in Indonesia. Check out the story of Mbok Minah – an unfortunate elderly lady in Darmakradenan, Ajibarang, Banyumas, Central Java – who was reportedly arrested after being charged of stealing THREE cocoas (worth IDR … Continue reading

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Is a Person's Cell Phone the Windows to his Soul?

Your cell phone may mirror your personality The classic proverb “a person’s eyes are the windows to his soul” might need revising. Amidst current rapidly growing developments in communication technology, your eyes are not the one and only window to … Continue reading

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All about Articles

Hi, people! Have you ever wondered what to choose among THE, A, AN before a noun or noun phrase while making an essay in English or composing a short paragraph in your Writing lesson? Choosing the right article is sometimes … Continue reading

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My Second Award

One of my fellow bloggers, Rendra Sangir, a couple of days ago told me in my shoutbox that he gave me an award. Hmm, thanks a million buddy. This is another award after my first award given by Blogger Ingusan a.k.a. Dudi.  … Continue reading

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