Aaah, mobile phones. The ease with which they let us copywriters feed our grouchiness with sloppy language and questionable grammar.
In case you missed it, it’s Valentine’s Day. So how about a bit of word fun with a look at the origin of ‘Valentine’?
I mean the decline of taught, modern foreign languages, not sweary bad language (I’m sure that’s probably still learnt and applied with enthusiasm). This article in the Guardian, Who still wants to learn languages?, raises a few key points from recent studies, as well as interesting observations. In summary: Funding for languages has been cutContinue reading “The sad decline of languages in UK schools”