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 […]
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.