Monthly Archives: March 2016

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When good words go bad

  Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker has written a book, The Sense of Style. In it he explored some of the most commonly misused words in the English language. If a company gets a word wrong, it’s likely to be quite vanilla – even if it does undermine their credibility. So let’s [...]

By |March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Swear words!

  A study reported on this week revealed some interesting insights into swearing. First up, and unless your name is Ned Flanders, you probably already know this, it is actually rather satisfying to swear. But why? Researchers say that it is the act of breaking a taboo…breaching social etiquette, that is the reason. That [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|0 Comments