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Exam Howlers

In the past I have mentioned one of my old English teachers, although I can’t remember why for the life of me. Anyway, he was called EWN Smith, and we called him (behind his back, obviously) Compass Face, which we … Continue reading

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Less is More

My learned followers will probably think I’m be teaching my grandmother to suck eggs, but I heard someone using ‘less’ instead of ‘fewer’ on a documentary recently and it reminded me of how I first learned the distinction. The best … Continue reading

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