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Doolally origins of English language

General musings|

Here in Britain, home of the Empire and all things historic, we like to think we exported all the finer things around the globe – most notably, Her Majesty’s English...

The ‘ize’ have it

Writing tips|

As anyone who spends much time reading American documents or literature will tell you, our crazy cousins across the Atlantic have certain quirks when it comes to writing the mother-tongue...

Short and sweet

General musings|

Worried that your writing’s too verbose to digest? Not much deters readers (especially potential customers) more than dense, overlong prose. So here’s a handy tip.

Judge blasts bobbies’ English

General musings|

Flying the flag for clear communication and the efficient use of language can be a lonely job, but an eminently worthwhile one.

Word of the month

Word of the month|

Our mission at Wordworks is to help businesses get straight to the point. To write brochures, newsletters, websites and many other forms of communication that are simple, effective and - who knows - even enjoyable to read.