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Oh my word

Watch how much choc you eat, you might get die of beaties

August 19 2019

Like many people, I am interested in current affairs. I always need to know the latest news. I enjoy opinions. To give me my daily “fix” I peruse news websites, take part in online discussions and read social media posts. This keeps me informed . . . and profoundly depresses me.

Oh my word

OH MY WORD: Do you know anyone who is an Alec?

August 5 2019

A few weeks ago, we discussed idiolects, the words and phrases you habitually use, and the favourite crutch-phrases and words that hold up the speech of those around us. You also have a familect. Or, more precisely, you take part in not just one familect but several.