Encountering a word that contradicts its own meaning can be a challenge to understanding. Nevertheless, such words exist, and are called contronyms, and their opposite meaning depends on the context of the sentence. On the other hand, many of them are well known and commonly used in both ways. How this works in practice will be found in this article.
Last week we compared the real people behind the stories in the movies. This weekend‘s picks are related to famous historical figures whose lives have been featured in films. We have asked ourselves the same question in reviewing each film: did the producers manage to capture the actual appearance and essence of the main characters?
Uganda, Luganda, Buganda – a rhyming trio which describes the capital region of Uganda. Kampala – Uganda‘s capital city – grew from the Buganda Kingdom, today a subnational region surrounding the capital. The area is definitely worth visiting. Luganda, on the other hand is one of the major languages spoken among the people who live in the south of Uganda in the territories nearest to the capital city. Having travelled across the entire country, we end our Uganda Tour in Kampala, where we began.
Forget for a while the notion that flowers are always pretty, fragrant, and decorative. The following list of plants from all over the world will prove that the opposite also occurs in nature. There is no way most people would want to take these flowers home...and why not? Judge for yourself.
We have thought for a long time about how to proceed with our new music column. It seems that, having started with post-rock, it is necessary to keep going in that particular direction, meaning that we should tell you about other music genres and performers that are no less entertaining and unique. Today we are going to talk about retrowave.
All roads lead to Rome, they say. Whether that is the truth is a matter for each and every one of us to consider. What is certainly the truth is that there are genuinely iconic roads in this world, and not just the universally known Route 66. Which are they? Check them out in today´s photogallery.