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Bah Humbug!: debasing the language … and then a Christmas greeting

I regret that I’m going to do my Bah Humbug Pre-Christmas moan today.  I hadn’t intended to be negative even though this is not my favourite time of year.  But a flyer which came in a package of stuff I … Continue reading

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November Daily Blog 22: Advertising, pseudo science and manipulation

More than half a century ago our forward looking English teacher in school included in the curriculum a series of lessons on advertising techniques.  I have forgotten much about grammatical construction and the poems of Alfred Lord Tennyson but I … Continue reading

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