Monthly Archives: June 2014

Great grammar lapses of our time. By ‘Grammar Nazi’. This week, ‘Sitting or sat?’

  Writers often use idiomatic phrases, and that is fine, but it carries a risk that an editor might presume that you are writing idiomatically out of ignorance of grammatical rules. I actually like to hear regional English, and I … Continue reading

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NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR

It is an interesting point, that about the time George Orwell was preparing to write Nineteen Eighty-Four, Britain was close to becoming a fascist state. In fact, it only escaped becoming a fascist state because Labour pulled out of the … Continue reading

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