There are gangs of self-appointed spelling police who lurk about on Facebook looking for errors. Their aim, according to the… Read more When mocking people’s spelling mistakes stops being funny
When shopping, there are times when bad English doesn’t really matter. Take greengrocers, for example; I routinely grumble and scoff… Read more Is it pedantic to expect correct English from a company that wants to charge £7,000 for a delicate medical procedure?
While compiling candidates for inclusion in my latest collection of Crap Press Releases, I was delighted to come across one… Read more Among the latest batch of rubbish press releases, one that is, quite literally, “crap”
Following a recent trial involving indecent behaviour, the accused was given a 10-year sex offenders’ order. This order was said… Read more Inhibit/prohibit, flout/flaunt – and another missing apos
The Pet Peeves thread of the writers’ forum I frequent has now been going strong for an astonishing four months… Read more Too posh to swear: and getting a warm glow in Waitrose