June 17, 2016
by gpointon
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Religious misunderstanding?

Two statements heard on television recently: “If not kept under control, large numbers of moths can desecrate crops.” “Medieval knights would go on crusade in order to reduce the amount of time they would have to spend in perjury.”

August 25, 2015
by gpointon
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So,

I was at the Phonetics Congress in Glasgow the other week, and just about every paper began with the word “so”, as did every answer to a question afterwards, regardless of its format. I’ve noticed the same in radio and … Continue reading