As a retired journalist, I’m concerned about the grammatical standards that pass as suitable. Call me a Nazi if you must – but what is right, is right.
As far as I’m concerned, there is always a place for correct grammar. And yes, it does matter.
While 2017 has given us many things, it also taketh stuff away. Consider the words below as an indication of how far we’ve come.
One feudal figure known as Dave, the Malaphor King, has charted the nonsensical idioms of Caesar Trump and his administration. All hail King Dave!
Is your lexicon a bit limp? Do your synonyms sag? Well just in time for Aunty June’s yearly visit, Vocab-extender #5 injects some festive fare to put her in her place. That braggard.
With the news that Universities in Holland are switching the curriculum from Dutch to English, it’s time we recognise the blunting effect of the first world language.
Humpday. Tee hee. What happened while you were asleep? Don’t ask. The national dictionary went bogan, Salim Mehajer’s video rant is being investigated and the police in the US tragically killed a deaf man.
While the idea is not new, under the current legislation, you can be fined for offensive language – we swear.
Maciej Radny wants us to tear down the term “friendzone,” claiming that it only serves to provide refuge to the bitterly naive.
Following earthquake-like ructions in politics this week, Jordan King Lacroix “breaks the news” that political speechwriters are about to take a new tack.
Language changes over time, but Ash Imani wasn’t fooled by Aldi’s removal of Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes from its shelves last year as anything to do with being PC – it was about $$$…
As many bemoan the current state of the English language, Lauren Ford, seeing regression as evolution, is inspired and excited by the continual updates to the language.