Our thoughts on words and business
I’m joining a club. Around one in three people in the UK are already members, so I shouldn’t feel that keyed up – let alone feel the need to blog about it. But I do.Read more There are currently no comments relating to this entry... why not start the discussion?
Everyone knows that you don’t talk about ‘large ideas’. Escaped convicts are never described as being ‘at big’. But I’ve been wondering something. In all other instances, when should you say ‘large’? And when is ‘big’ better? Yes, this is what’s become of me.Read more There are currently no comments relating to this entry... why not start the discussion?
You can imagine how cringingly gloatful we were when santaclaus global enterprises invited us to hue from our raw imagination their brand guideline. Frankly, we wept.Read more There are already 72 Comments relating to this entry... why not join the discussion
When I was a boy of about 30, I did pantomime with an actor who must have been at least 50. Can you imagine that? 50 and still dressing up for a living? I believe I was giving my Twanky at the time, darling. Every night for six weeks or so, when we were waiting […]Read more There is already 1 Comment relating to this entry... why not join the discussion
The pronouncements of on-board train-operating company personnel, are a pleasure for any student of language. Obviously not if that student is actually on the train listening to them. Then they’re the verbal equivalent of fingernails down the blackboard.Read more There are already 3 Comments relating to this entry... why not join the discussion