As the last agency on Madison Avenue turn the lights out, we look at the (almost) lost art of the long-copy ad
The world's most popular sport has inevitably had an impact on is most popular language. Even business jargon is not immune
I wrote some reports. Then they were put through a 'readability' engine. What happened next?
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An over-the-top press release about a luxury hotel gets us thinking about the language of excess
One story is a seemingly trivial one about parties. The second is about another deadly shooting in America. But both tell us why the words we choose and…
Some things we’ve noticed about writing and English this week
Ottawa, Ukraine and what happens when words get out of proportion
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