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May 23, 2014
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Are there any grammatically sound sentences in English where every word starts with the same letter?
July 12, 2013
Comments Off on Street of Shame: First candidates
STREET OF SHAME CANDIDATES REGULAR readers will have noticed that we have a static page called Street of Shame. We think we now have debut candidates for entry. Once upon a time (yesterday) it all started with one innocent Facebook status update:— “How fast can you uncork a bottle with a handscrew?” No sooner had […]
June 7, 2013
The Economist asks why English has so little Chinese in it. I ask why Chinese has near-zero English. I think my question is more heavyweight than The Economist's.