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The skinhead of spelling, the slag of speech

July 18, 2014

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We have the full version of the famous 'pronunciation poem' that sends chills up the spine of native speakers and dismay to the non-natives.

Come again, who’s dead?

May 3, 2011

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Get it first, but get it right first. — Journalists’ maxim © Learn English or Starve, 2011.

Signs that you’re going to mess up big time

August 16, 2010

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HONG KONG proclaims itself as “Asia’s World City.” If the communication abilities of seasoned professionals in this 1,000-square-kilometre territory is anything to go by, you have to ask if we could be trusted with anything more complex. To wit: Here (below) is a hoarding at a construction site somewhere in Wanchai district on Hong Kong […]