Category: Writing

Damp Squid (The English language laid bare) is going to make for interesting reading. Its author, Jeremy Butterfield has used the Oxford Corpus database to compile this latest look at the use and abuse of the language of Shakespeare, Yeats and Dan Brown. I read his “Top ten most irritating phrases in the English language […]

Guy Kawasaki visited Ireland to deliver his Art Of The Start talk at the Irish Software Association’s annual conference last week. His ‘Irished-up’ version of the talk was warmly received by a packed house – you can see his thoughts on the art and science of Guinness here. Despite his busy work and tourist schedule […]

Lakshmi Pratury’s dad was a letter writer – and what a writer! He filled a notebook with thoughts on his daughter’s “strengths, weaknesses and gentle suggestions for improvement.” Enjoy. RSS readers may need to click through to the post – sorry, it’s a TED thing.