The English Language

A predictable furore over at the BBC HYS about the future of the corporation. An astonishing number of people seem to like to use the BBC forums to tell everyone how much they hate the BBC. Here’s my personal favourite so far: Changes should be made immediately by canceling contract for the likes of Jonathan… Continue reading The English Language

Constitutional Misunderstandings

This is the third time I can remember a Prime Minister handing over power to a successor from the same party without a general election. Wilson handed over to Callaghan in 1976 and Thatcher handed over (albeit unwillingly) to Major in 1990. Every time this happens the same constitutional misunderstandings are heard. People start insisting… Continue reading Constitutional Misunderstandings