The European Union recognises the need to update its copyright legislation. But are current proposals heading in the right direction?
There is a lot of bullshit about footwear. Even reputable and reliable opinions are seldom supported by much evidence. So what about ‘zero drop’ or ‘barefoot’ shoes? Great or misguided?
Images of the remarkable Lily Crucifix in Godshill Parish Church, Isle of Wight, which was spared removal during the Reformation. It dates from the early Renaissance, c 1450.
you can see the Isle of Wight for ever: a panorama.
A new batch of Hampshire Down lambs arrived near here last week. Can anyone see number 25?
Farmers are always complaining about low production prices, and consumers likewise about high retail prices. But are they correct?
Given the facts about modern English, prescriptivism will not only fail under the far greater force of change, but prescriptivism will steadily die out.
If you want a breathless scramble through some speculative etymology of hundreds of English words, best dipped into in small doses, then this book might appeal to you.
This little book puts the case against prescriptivist ‘grammars’, then offers some useful tips about a range of issues in ‘Standard English’.
Forgive me. I only have a month to rehearse this and get it right. Q: £600 for a […]