Word War: Discreet vs Discrete

When you’re trying to be careful about your actions or behavior or both, would describe yourself as discreet or discrete? This pair of homophones has driven writers and editors alike crazy as the confusion between them are normally observed in writing. So which one means “careful” and what does the other one mean then? Discreet... Continue Reading →

Arguing with Myself: Of Being Gay and Being Effeminate

Gay—this is just one of the many words that Filipinos are misinformed of. For many Filipinos, the word gay only refers to males who talk, act, and dress like a female: a transgender, a transvestite, a crossdresser, or whatever other words you opt to use to describe them. What they do not know is that... Continue Reading →

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