They had this beautiful example of an eggcorn in two different places in the Daily Fail yesterday. I mentioned this exact eggcorn the other day. Of course you cannot call the people who work for this rag journalists in the… Read More ›
The Streisand effect is the phenomenon whereby an attempt to hide, remove, or censor a piece of information has the unintended consequence of publicizing the information more widely, usually facilitated by the Internet. It is named after American entertainer Barbra Streisand, whose attempt in 2003 to… Read More ›
Although I think if you did that nowadays, you would probably be arrested! Or fired!
There was an energetic discussion yesterday in one of the dog groups I frequent about the number of dog breeders using the word weary instead of wary. As in, Boerboels need to be weary of strangers. More and more people chimed… Read More ›