Monthly Archives: May 2013

Grammar: helping us understand one another

Today I came across a blog post inspired by recent news about some bad grammar awards, and the introduction of a grammar test for young school children. When my comment on Aethelread’s piece started reaching one page, I though my … Continue reading

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Indicators please. We’re British.

One of the perceptions foreigners have of the British is that we’re all so very polite. Manners are drilled into us from an early age. I remember the school canteen with a sign that said “Pleases and thank yous are … Continue reading

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