The Good Grammar leader warned that now apostrophes are gone, commas could be next
Researchers from Germany claim that brains function like hard drives - the more information we put in them, the longer it takes to recall it
We now know a great deal more about children’s memory
Introducing the first officially accredited Russian-speaking bilingual nursery in Britain
The rise of mobile phone and digital technology means traditional school lessons in the English language are effectively pointless, a leading academic has claimed.
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.
As target begins to employ grooming tactics, the 'chatbot' changes in ways designed to lure him in
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.
WWNMS? ‘What Would Nancy Mitford Say,’ wonders Eleanor Doughty, quite properly
Corsican-speaking MEP to present report on dwindling dialects to European Parliament
Can this fanfared debut live up to its billing? After a few wobbles – yes, a new star is born
If you think a play that sets out to celebrate the 400th anniversary of UK-Japan relations sounds in danger of becoming a dry history lesson, you'd be right.
Writers of The Thick of It have been credited with creating the Oxford Dictionaries UK Word of the Year. ‘Omnishambles’ is defined as “a situation that has been comprehensively mismanaged, characterised by a string of blunders and miscalculations”.
A selection of linguistic shortcomings from this week's Independent
Hollywood sign face-lift, post election exodus, high court high, cooking on the eternal flame and one seriously rad dad
Andrew Martin chooses the smaller bar – and no sharing