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In celebration of words

Last month the OUP announced its word of the year (WOTY) for 2010 – ‘big society’, which beat ‘double-dip’ and ‘vuvuzela’. BBC News also recently produced a list of words used in politics during the past year. The list includes … Continue reading

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Why not swear our way out of recession?

Swearing. It’s an emotive subject.  Every so often it flares up as an issue of media interest but the debate is never settled and we carrying on effing and blinding. Recent research by communications watchdog Ofcom seems to have detected … Continue reading

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