Category Archives: spelling
I used to love The Register. It stood up for digital rights, stuck the knife into governmental IT projects, shone the light on ID cards and gave due attention to the largely pointless and wasteful intrusions of technology in the … Continue reading
This morning Sarah Kennedy told us how she’d had to miss David Suchet and a wonderful cast perform in, perform in, perform in the Haymarket Theatre, because she had a case of the gripes. I don’t see why that was … Continue reading
Anyone in west Oxfordshire who finds a black leatherish purselike object—now probably empty of money but hopefully still containing a few photos—do let me know. However, trying to keep my pecker up in the aftermath of my temporary financial destitution, … Continue reading
One for j4: special chutney available on George Street. This is what you came back to Oxford for, right?
The Guardian style guide requires that its authors use accents on “French, German, Spanish and Irish Gaelic words”. How nice of them. God knows what they do with Welsh, Czech or Finnish. And whether “cafe” is to be pronounced /keiφ/ … Continue reading
Case in point: I received some spam today with the subtitle: A.’mer-`ica Me`~ds & Next,^day Del`iver V’ ia-`gr~ a, anyone?