Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Reflections on what makes good English

    When we speak or write we tailor our language to suit the audience and the occasion. In casual conversation, for example, we employ a different vocabulary and grammar from, say, the language we would use at a job interview. Equally, we would adjust the tone and complexity of what we say from [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

Jargon busters

  Jargon busters   A pet hate of most people is jargon. Nationwide Building Society released some research in September 2015 revealing that more people understood text speak than financial jargon. 79% of people know that LOL means Laugh out Loud, while only 66% know that PAYE stands for Pay As You Earn. Just 61% [...]

By |November 17th, 2015|0 Comments