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An Alternative View on Alternate & Alternative

An American friend, skulking in the shadows and too afraid to show her face on here, has quickly pointed out to me that in the 18th century, when America was still part of the British Empire (before Mel Gibson came … Continue reading

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The Universe and Everything

There is an advert currently doing the TV rounds which talks about someone accessing an ‘alternate universe’. This might suffice for America where it’s common currency, but those of us here who wish to guard the mother tongue should rise … Continue reading

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