The Substitution Effect

Posted on 19/09/2021 by Trivia-The Spice of Life Readers who have a knowledge of economics will be extremely disappointed when they read this post. Substitution effect in economics is defined as the effect on demand of a price change caused by a switch to, or away from, a cheaper or more expensive alternative. However, IContinue reading “The Substitution Effect”

The Paper, Ink and Pen Songs

Posted on Trivia – the Spice of Life on 11/09/2021 I had recently written a post lamenting the fact that handwriting is soon going to become extinct because of the information technology revolution. This piece draws inspiration from the same post. While blog posts have been written (by others) about songs that speak of letterContinue reading “The Paper, Ink and Pen Songs”

The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight

Posted on 04/09/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life The other day, I was vegetating before the idiot box and flipping channels – a half an hour luxury I am wont to after dinner. It was then that I caught a few scenes of the critically acclaimed Shyam Benegal movie – Ankur (1974). However,Continue reading “The Telia Rumal – A Handloom Lover’s Delight”

One Movie, Many Lyricists

Posted by Trivia – The Spice of Life on 28/08/2021 Some time ago, fellow blogger Anupji had written a post – Triad of Singers. The concept was very novel. It was an attempt to enlist songs (of the same movie) where three different voices sing for the same actor/actress. Taking a leaf out of hisContinue reading “One Movie, Many Lyricists”

Texting, Writing or Typing ??

Posted on 21/08/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life Image courtesy: https://in.pinterest.com/ and https://news.kuwaittimes.net/ Those like me who grew up before the advent of the IT (information technology) revolution would cringe at the kind of acronyms teenagers use nowadays. I recently got a first hand experience of what generation gap is and also feltContinue reading Texting, Writing or Typing ??

Songs that Measure (⚖) Love

Posted on 14/08/2021 by Trivia- The Spice of Life Emotions can only be felt, never measured. Thus, when some one asks you how much you love them, it is rather difficult to quantify it – in fact impossible. I was thus trying to fathom how songs that speak of how much someone loves the other,Continue reading “Songs that Measure (⚖) Love”

The Alarm(ing) Bell 🔔

Posted on 07/08/2021 by Trivia – The Spice of Life Ever since the mobile phone – especially the smart phone – proclaimed its presence, there are so many objects that have become obsolete in our lives. The list is in fact endless. Be it the torch, the calculator, the camera, the camcorder, the appointment diary,Continue reading “The Alarm(ing) Bell 🔔”

Songs of the Sun🌞

Posted by Trivia – The Spice of Life on 31/07/2021 Isn’t it strange that there are umpteen songs of the golden era that mention the moon? The moon has been a faithful companion of lovers. The moon is pampered no end. What would all the lyricists do without the moon? But the star that givesContinue reading “Songs of the Sun🌞”

The Jal Tarang Songs : Revisited

Posted by Trivia- The Spice of Life on 25/07/2021 I had written a post on the Jal Tarang on 04/07/2021. In this, I had tried to trace the origins of the instrument and also listed ten songs from golden era Hindi film music where the instrument was used and its enchanting tinkle could be heardContinue reading “The Jal Tarang Songs : Revisited”

The Tip of the Tongue Syndrome👅and the Earworm👂🎶

Posted by Trivia – The Spice of Life on 24/07/2021 Image Courtesy : https://www.thestar.com/ and https://www.scottsdaleazestateplanning.com There are always two sides of a coin. Today’s post too is about two syndromes which are diametrically opposite. In the case of the first, you are desperate to recall and in the second, you are trying your bestContinue reading “The Tip of the Tongue Syndrome👅and the Earworm👂🎶”

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