Charlie recently had a rant about newsreaders who don’t understand what it means to ‘log on’. I couldn’t agree with him more. I think the minimum requirements for logging onto something are supplying a user name and a password, and I write for a computer magazine so I should know. Still, it’s not always that [...]
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Another campaigner outside the Brighton Centre this morning, this time with a placard: Jesus is the only saviour for sin and all it’s consequences Now I don’t mean to come over all Lynne Truss*, but if there’s one way to get your message across it isn’t with an errant apostrophe.
I’ve just got back from a great day at Goodwood Revival with my Dad. Heading back home, his radio switched itself on to tell us the travel news, and we were treated to a local radio journalist: “You’ve got your roadworks and tailbacks Eastbound on the A27…” at which point both of us shouted that [...]
“Fact me till I fart,” Chris Morris once commanded. That man was way ahead of the curve. In this little beauty, the BBC has bravely dispensed with those troublesome linking ideas that pull a story together, in preference for the stark-bollock-naked facts. It’s all rather conventional up until the crosshead, but then the journo lets [...]