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Word of the Week: Floccinaucinihilipilification

An unusual way of describing something worthless   “Floccinaucinihilipilification” became the longest word ever used in the House of Commons when Jacob Rees-Mogg used it in...

Review: Farage Fans & UKIP Lovers

Matthew Steeples reviews a Channel 5 documentary about UKIP supporters   On Wednesday night, Channel 5 showed a documentary about UKIP supporters. It was nothing other...

Money and language

Matthew Steeples suggests that the true root of ‘Andrew-gate’ is money and language   Though I think it best to leave the Mail Online and others...

Spelling Stunt

Petra Stunt sends yet another rambling comment to ‘The Steeple Times’   Petra Stunt – nee Ecclestone – took great umbrage at our article about her...

Word of the Week: Panjandrum

Words worth using   Our new weekly feature is a ‘Word of the Week’. Our first selection is “panjandrum”.     Defined as describing “a person who has or...

‘Ћ’ is just unacceptable

Those who play with our language do so at their peril   News that an Australian restaurateur named Paul Mathis has “invented” a new symbol to...
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