Kiosk
11 Sep/17

Kiosk

For a start, yeah, kiosk is one of those short words with a funny, yet easy to memorise spelling, but how about its meaning? While the term kiosk entered English language from French kiosque, the word made its way in European vocabulary through Turkish koshk ‘pavilion, summer house,’ deriving from Persian kushk ‘palace, villa; pavilion, … Continue reading Kiosk

Insolvency
23 Aug/17

Insolvency

Sometimes, a company falls out of the public’s favour, competition becomes too tough, debts become untenable, or a recession hits at the worst possible time.Continue reading Insolvency

Fair Trade
24 Jul/17

Fair Trade

With more and more products on the shelves of supermarkets, discounters, and small local stores labelled as Fair Trade, there is still little understanding on all that strands behind the concept of Fair Trade, generally explained as ‘a system of ethical trade which seeks to limit the socio-economical gap between the developed and the developing … Continue reading Fair Trade

Kawaii
31 May/17

Kawaii

The adjective kawaii, added to the Oxford English Dictionary at the end of 2010, is fast becoming a loanword in the English language.Continue reading Kawaii