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Why Did the American Comma Break up with the British Apostrophe?

Because it was too possessive Fleetwood Mac didn’t spend £1,000,000 on cocaine to make Rumours just for you lot to refer to one of the best bands in the world with only a singular collective noun. Why restrict yourselves like that? There is a huge difference in the use of everyday words of British English … Continue reading Why Did the American Comma Break up with the British Apostrophe?

Feminism vs. Toxic Masculinity

A battle that doesn’t need to be fought Toxic masculinity is now a familiar term to many. Language is flexible but manipulative. As such, this term has come to mean different things to different people. I am not advocating for a draconian law with Orwellian thought police. My issue is when these differing opinions are ill-informed — … Continue reading Feminism vs. Toxic Masculinity

Self-Deprecating Humour Linked to Better Mental Health, No Joke

I wish I was smart enough to understand this Many of us assume self-deprecating humour is used as a smokescreen for insecurities. However, a study published in 2017 found that making yourself the butt of your own jokes demonstrates higher levels of contentment and self-assurance. I make loads of self-deprecating jokes, but I’m just not … Continue reading Self-Deprecating Humour Linked to Better Mental Health, No Joke

How to Live a Purposeful Life While the World Goes Down the Toilet

The importance of being kind in a world full of idiots In this technological age, we’ve never had so much access to news, pictures of peoples dinners and cat videos. However, our leaders are idiots. And the world is full of chaos. The Internet gives us a front-row seat to view the car-crash-reality TV show … Continue reading How to Live a Purposeful Life While the World Goes Down the Toilet

An Idiots Guide to Drinking With Shakespeare

The pitfalls of underage drinking “Go on, ‘urry up will ya!” said, Shakespeare. This nickname was not derived from any similarity to the greatest ever writer in the English language. But from our claims that he looked like the less attractive one from the 90s pop group 'Shakespears Sister'. Before Brexit there was Britpop. It … Continue reading An Idiots Guide to Drinking With Shakespeare