'We are aiming to find a path from subscription-based publishing to an open access one'
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
The entrepreneur decided against using an apostrophe for her new business logo
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
You've probably seen the Charles Ramsey video by now (if not, hey, it's right above). In the 3 minute clip, the neighbour of Ariel Castro, the man today charged with kidnapping and raping three women, describes how he heard one of the victims shout from next door and went over to help. It's become a viral hit - with almost ten million views on combined YouTube sources - but what's the root of its success?
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
The trial of Maria Afiuni, who has been in detention for three years, could begin today
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