Tag Archives: French

Hit the slopes

It’s winter-time down here, and some are thinking about skiing. Not your humble correspondent, who remains faithful to his obsession with language. Nevertheless, the seasonal discussions have dented my bubble and that, along with a challenging couple of days with … Continue reading

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The Hills are alive

One of the under-valued pleasures of the English language is the huge number of people who speak it badly. Take a walk through the centre of most English-speaking cities and you will hear a range of variants from “newsreader English” … Continue reading

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