english language

  1. Auld-Yin

    Around the World in 80 Words

    At this time of year I get books which have no real niche and are fun books aimed at the Christmas stocking. There is nothing at all wrong with that as I often get lovely books which take a gentle trip round the English language – and this book is one such. The title and strap line don’t...
  2. Goatman

    Word of the day...

    Well, here's the latest entry for the Oxford Ingrish: gaystapo Definition: (sometimes lowercase) of or resembling the Nazi Gestapo, especially in the brutal suppression of opposition to the LGBT community. The new regime is using gaystapo tactics. 'Gay-stapo' campaigners force removal of...

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