The Good Grammar leader warned that now apostrophes are gone, commas could be next
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Tuesday 21 January 2014
Researchers from Germany claim that brains function like hard drives - the more information we put in them, the longer it takes to recall it
As the Vatican is confronted by the UN, we must remember that the best evidence in child abuse cases will come from victims themselves
Thursday 16 January 2014
We now know a great deal more about children’s memory
Tuesday 31 December 2013
Introducing the first officially accredited Russian-speaking bilingual nursery in Britain
Saturday 21 December 2013
I believe I am well qualified to answer this question. I was born deaf and have been deaf my whole life. I do not wear hearing aids or cochlear implants (and have no desire to wear either). I speak American Sign Language (ASL) and it is my primary language. I am a mother of two born-deaf children, so our being deaf is genetic for us.
Monday 25 November 2013
The Shed, National Theatre
Sunday 24 November 2013
What’s the point of this book? If it’s to introduce a new generation to the joys of P G Wodehouse’s most famous creations, then just sling one of the originals at them. If it’s a tribute to the Jeeves and Wooster writer then it’s a rather feeble one, to be honest. Faulks states in his Author’s Note that he doesn’t want to imitate or satirise, but Jeeves and the Wedding Bells certainly does imitate and verges on spoofing Wodehouse’s work at times.
Monday 07 October 2013
Whatever your stance on the annual Mercury Music Prize shortlist recrimination frenzy, no one can deny the effect that even nomination can have on an artist in terms of sales, coverage and self-confidence. So with a Mercury nod in the bag, how is the self-effacing Laura Mvula feeling as she headlines the Shepherds Bush Empire on a Friday night?
Thursday 22 August 2013
The entrepreneur decided against using an apostrophe for her new business logo
Friday 02 August 2013
The rise of mobile phone and digital technology means traditional school lessons in the English language are effectively pointless, a leading academic has claimed.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Neither trainer nor jockey has been in his service as long as others who could testify gratefully to the fidelity of their patron, but both left the sunshine and flowers of the July Course with optimism that Anjaal could yet seal their growing roles at the centre of Sheikh Hamdan's racing empire.
Wednesday 10 July 2013
As target begins to employ grooming tactics, the 'chatbot' changes in ways designed to lure him in
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Belgium’s 79-year-old King Albert has announced that he would abdicate in favour of his son, Prince Philippe, in a surprise address to the nation that comes weeks after a woman claiming to be his daughter launched court proceedings to prove her paternity.
Sunday 30 June 2013
Martin Amis's latest, set in the working-class purlieus of “Diston”, concerns Lionel Asbo, lotto-winning oik, and his nephew, Des. Having slept with his granny (Lionel's mother) as a teenager, Des fears that Asbo will discover his secret – and set the pitbulls on him.
Sunday 26 May 2013
Back in 1979, nine-year-old Sean's Uncle Eric voted for Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party – which caused Sean's grandfather to punch him so hard he damaged his hand and had to go to hospital.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
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