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On puns, placards and political protest

On Saturday 23 March 2019 around 1 million people (including me) took to the streets of London to show our disgust at the Brexit shambles and to demand a #PeoplesVote. I’ve no idea if it will make any difference but … Continue reading

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Headline poetry

The announcement yesterday of Samantha Cameron’s pregnancy was a gift not only to Conservative Party spin doctors in the run up to the general election, but also to newspaper sub-editors.  Here’s today’s headline from The Sun: ‘Wham bam! Sam Cam … Continue reading

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The Co-op: good with food, not so good with words

Described in most media reports as a ‘victory’ for the Plain English Campaign (PEC), the Co-op has been forced to remove the word ‘ambient’ from labels printed in-store for sausage rolls. While it doesn’t make immediate sense to us customers, … Continue reading

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