Culture

South African English

People are often surprised when I tell them that South Africa has 11 official languages, and that not many people have English as a mother tongue. This existence as a small language with pressure from so many others makes South… Read More ›

Periods

Did you know that there is a Museum of Menstruation? It is run by a man and is actually really interesting – educating people on things such as that most women now will have 350 periods in their lifetimes. Our female… Read More ›

Eggcorns

The misuse of certain phrases in English is something that really gets my goat. Some examples: baited breath instead of bated breath here here instead of hear hear step foot instead of set foot it’s not rocket surgery instead of… Read More ›