Category Archive for: ‘Frugalis Creativus’

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    Frugalis Agnitio

    Note from Karim: This is my interview with the Director of the Adjective International Endangered Adjective Department. All Adjective International personnel maintain a strict code of frugalis agnitio - rare exposure to and recognition by the public. Accordingly, all A.I. personnel do not reveal their names …

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    Frugalis Educare

    The following is a transcript of a conversation between Allan and Karim on Friday, June 22, 2012. Allan: So, what does “educare” mean anyway? Karim: Educare (ed-yoo-car-ay) from the Latin means “to educate, to train, to bring out and to draw out”. A: Draw out …

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    Frugalis Adjectivus

    by (a concerned) Karim I am concerned. We as a people, as a nation, as a world, are no longer being frugal with our adjectives. We no longer embrace the ethic of frugalis adjectivus (the frugal and sparing use of precious adjective resources). This should …

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    Frugalis Inventus

    Ex Africa semper aliquid novi* - Gaius Plinius Secundus (aka Pliny the Elder, 23AD to 79AD) Naturalist and Commander of the Roman Empire *There is always something new and imaginative coming out of Africa An interview with Suzanne Joyal, Executive Director of Give a Jumpstart Karim: …

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    Frugalis Utilis

    by Christopher Chida I will always consider my first trip to Africa, in early 2007, as one of the defining moments in my life. It was not difficult to look past the poverty in Accra, Ghana and see the vibrant culture of industrious and innovative Ghanaians. …

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    Frugalis Satyagraha

    In the very first article in this pencil series entitled The Pencil, there are two quotes - one from Thoreau and one from Gandhi - which are worth revisiting here: “Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only …

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    Frugalis Creativus

    An interview with Karim Ajania, Editor-in-Chief of Mezimbite Magazine by Olivia Ramsay Forward by Thomas Thwaites, inventor of The Toaster Project I have always loved the idea of frugalis creativus. It is so true that creativity cannot be purchased with extravagance. There must be frugalis. And …

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