Can I?..... please... this is my fourth bi-weekly column, so I think I'm entitled to one.... I can.... Thank you..... There's an old joke.... No matter how pointless your job seems.... Don't forget there is someone out there who's job it is to fit … [Read more...] about Can I have a rant yet?
My Christmas treat this year was to have someone drive into my parked car last night. No details left. This is the fourth or fifth time my car has been damaged in this way outside my house. Two previous cars have been written off while parked … [Read more...] about My Christmas gift this year was someone driving into my parked car. Again.
Pedantry isn’t sexy, nobody likes it when a joke is suffocated by someone pointing out that said feat isn’t scientifically possible. A good example of pedantry killing something enjoyed by many (in this case a limerick) is the often stated case … [Read more...] about How many sheets could a sheet slitter slit if a sheet slitter could slit sheets?
I'm occasionally accused of using too many 'Americanisms' in conversation and in my writing, but having grown up in rural Suffolk between two huge cold war USAF bases, with American servicemen's families as neighbours, and having done work … [Read more...] about In defence of Americanisms.