TWO WORDS a few letters of the alphabet  SO     &      OFF     have a variety of meanings.   SO   The tone used suggests various interpretations.  an impudent answer or a challenge to authority Perhaps a condition   –…
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Every now and then loud voices are heard to “do something” about the way English words are spelt. Much talk follows, money is spent on consultants and slowly but surely these ideas fade away. Still it is worth a few…
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WORDS  –  are such a fascinating subject!   Consider words such as : cardiology – medical study of the heart,   conchology – the study of shells and molluscs,  dermatology – medical study of the skin and skin diseases, ornithology –…
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