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I'll happily lose cheerio, but no fortnight? Absolutely impossible!

To the barricades! Burn the White House! The Americans are invading our language again. Awesome, essentially and treadmill are taking over, while cheerio, marmalade and fortnight are in decline. Early findings of a project called the Spoken British National Corpus 2014, run by Lancaster University and Cambridge University Press, have caused another [...] Read more ...

via Independent
27 Aug 2014

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Eamonn Holmes challenges Barnados Chief Executive Javed Khan over the lack of care for abused children in Rotherham [...] Read more ...

via Grabyo
27 Aug 2014

Shut up and take my money

I want to pay for good writing. I really do. The problem is, no-one seems to have worked out how to do it. Luckily I have. As Mark Wallace points out, for a standard punter to pay for a range of de [...] Read more ...

via Hopisen
27 Aug 2014