An interesting segment in Private Eye recently about a Tory councillor whose list of apparent ‘gaffes’ included a remark favourable of Hitler. Heaven forbid! We’re all for freedom of speech, but be sure to stay away from espousing any opinions on the blacklist. I can’t help imagining he’d have any easier run of things as a devil worshipper, than as someone who once had the gall to cast a positive light on anything of the Führer’s beyond his death.
Mrs, Ms, Mx – Oxford dictionary adopting the gender-neutral Mx as an alternative honorific.
Say What Yo – The Urban Dictionary takes on a video form.
Is the writing on the wall for the paragraph? – Writing for the Guardian, Andy Bodle considers whether paragraphs are on the way out.
The digital language divide – Another Guardian article, covering the growing disparity between languages which have gained traction online, and those which perhaps never will.