Month: March 2020

Terms

Update : April 3, 2020 Academic Year Usually spans two calendar years e.g. 1968 – 69 We will say Class of 69 (or just 69) instead of Class of 1968 – 69e.g. M69 stands for Mechanical 1968 – 69 Alumni Student Need not be a graduate In the […]

Foundation

Background Foundation may stand for Base (e.g. foundation of a building). It may be an organization to support a noble cause (e.g. Education) “Four Foundations of Mindfulness” is a treatise for Meditation. SPHS I was assigned as a volunteer to help the School library. The SPHS Library received […]

Swel Daw Yeik

Synonym Starting from the Rangoon University Golden Jubilee in 1970, the term “Swel Daw Yeik” became a synonym for RIT and its predecessors. Swel Daw Yeik Anyeint became a feature of the RIT gatherings such as Singapore Thingyan & SPZPs. Swel Daw Yeik Sar Saung was published by […]

RIT English

Scrabble Saya Des and Saya U Khin were Scrabble Champions at the tournaments held at Guardian premises, YMCA and RIT. Many sayas from the English Department and Civil Department are Scrabble enthusiasts Chambers Dictionary and Jones Pronouncing Dictionary were used to confirm/deny the word challenges. They were always […]