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Jun 0
Jun 0

“That very beautiful medium, the English Language”

Strachey by Beerbohm

“The English language, being part Latin, part Saxon, is, in my rough insular opinion, an even finer medium than the French one. Latin is, one might say, its bony structure, Saxon its flesh and blood.”

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Oct 0
Oct 0

The Queen’s English Society spells death for language

Have you seen this article in the Daily Telegraph? It’s about some ‘research’ done by a bloke called Bernard Lamb, Emeritus Reader in Genetics at Imperial College London and President of the Queen’s English Society. According to Dr Lamb, British undergraduates have a poorer grasp of written English than overseas students from China, Singapore, India […]

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