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The Word Nerd: Why are Mama and Papa on so many tongues?
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The Word Nerd: Why are Mama and Papa on so many tongues?

Surprisingly, the near universality of recognition for parents is almost matched by the similarity many languages have for these two words.

Need eggs? Call a neighbour and you might get a few apples in the deal.
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Flavour Guy: In the kitchen with the rhetorical cook

In cooking as in language, rhetoric requires a response.

Here at Sun Youth: Mom contributes time, skills to football team
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Here at Sun Youth: Mom contributes time, skills to football team

As part of the National Volunteer Week from April 15 to 21, we are featuring a volunteer who’s been playing a major role in our football program for nine years.

Generations: Enjoy Segal musical with Generations
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Generations: Enjoy Segal musical with Generations

It was the incomparable Geraldine Doucet who introduced Generations Foundation to live theatre.

Flavour Guy: Why I can’t afford a really good cup of coffee
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Flavour Guy: Why I can’t afford a really good cup of coffee

My coffee tastes good. Everyone says so.

Financial Fitness: Don’t panic if bear market returns to prowl
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Financial Fitness: Don’t panic if bear market returns to prowl

Depending on your age, you may have only experienced the bull market of the past nine years, so you might not know what to expect

Word Nerd: In the art of punning, ‘Shakespeare was great shakes, without peer’
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Word Nerd: In the art of punning, ‘Shakespeare was great shakes, without peer’

Not everyone appreciated the bard’s puns.

Word Nerd: Ode to the pun — ‘the lowest form of humour …’
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Word Nerd: Ode to the pun — ‘the lowest form of humour …’

If you are a reticent punster, be aware that you represent the not-so-silent majority.

Here at Sun Youth: Young heroes wanted for brand new bicycles!
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Here at Sun Youth: Young heroes wanted for brand new bicycles!

Names of candidates must be submitted by March 31. Our bicycle committee will select 90 deserving candidates.

A cozy kitchen, photographed by Mathilda Tan (courtesy of stock.xchng)
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Flavour Guy: The flâneur’s guide to roast chicken

We wouldn’t have cooked the chicken had it not been for the beans. Not that beans are needed to make chicken, but in this case one thing led to the other.