Tag Archives: redundancies

Postal privatisation and eating disorders: the sordid link.

It’s a good exercise for a writer (or, indeed, for anyone) to take two apparently unrelated things and try to find a link between them.  This morning (24 February), listening to Today on Radio 4, I had no difficulty in … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Scottish Parliament | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The case of the hyphen and other crimes of omission and commission

Many lament the effective demise of the apostrophe, misused to the point of uselessness. (Here’s a wee poem I penned on the subject many years ago. Note that it might have better to have referred to possessive adjectives rather than … Continue reading

Posted in Language, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment