Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Say what?

General musings|

We live in the age of communication, when the power of words can break down barriers between countries, cultures and indeed civilisations. Shame then that we often make such a howling cock-up of it.

A moor itillerate footure?

General musings|

With debate raging about the quality of spelling and grammar teaching in schools, there is growing concern about the UK’s ability to stay afloat in the global business world.

Games glossary offers an Olympic head-start

General musings|

You'd think the Olympic Games was actually a competition to see whose sport could boast the most ridiculous terminology...

Word of the Month

Word of the month|

Our latest Word of the Month candidate is one of the most mistreated and maligned words in English – and you could argue that its frequent out-of-context use is slightly ironic.