Apple scales

Being a grammar geek, my participles are never left dangling

Whether dangling, hanging or unattached, I’m often amused by participles that relate to an unintended subject. Oops! Did I really mean to say that I’m amused by mishandled modifiers when…

Pope Francis

A celebration of a universal rite

Should we ever have allowed the vociferous elements of the church lobby and other religious groups campaigning against same-sex marriage to define what society means by and wants from marriage?…

Eyes spying thorugh a computer

Snoopers’ Charter ‘not going to happen’

Privacy campaigners, including NO2ID, Liberty and 38 Degrees, have welcomed reports that the proposed Communications Data Bill is to be killed off. Under the ‘Snooper’s Charter’, Whitehall would have been…


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