An over-the-top press release about a luxury hotel gets us thinking about the language of excess
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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…
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Some things we’ve noticed about writing and English this week
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Ottawa, Ukraine and what happens when words get out of proportion
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How business English came to mirror the prevalent dress code of the developed world in the 21st century – and why it's now in danger
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An unBritish weather event shows how language can make a bad situation worse
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There's nowhere like a library to inspire great writing — and to celebrate the fact that the globe's borders are open once again, here’s the Forthwrite…
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DO NOT attempt any piece of writing at work without using these 20 words
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What better time to improve an old poem with the modern business writer's favourite tool?
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There's a huge need for us all to be more financially literate. But what hope is there, when most finance writing is so dull? However, as our guest…
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In the first on a new series on creating an in-house newsroom to craft impactful stories, we look at one of the key roles, essential to all publishing.
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A budget airline's pitch makes me wonder how friendly these brands really are
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