Monthly Archives: August 2013

Railfare Rises & Bailout Blues

Since the rail minister, Simon Burns, is claiming that the latest round of wallet-haemorrhagingly steep fare increases are necessary to fund investment in rail, it is outrageous that, in scant-reported news, Railcare is being allowed to go under. Wolverton – … Continue reading

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Linguistic Difficulties

A Question of Punctuation? It seems that there is some real confusion in this area so I think it’s time to lay it out concisely. Of late, I have noticed increasingly that newspaper letters pages, Facebook posts, Twitter feeds and … Continue reading

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