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Don’t Believe A Word – The Truth About Language

A mind-boggling journey through the phenomenon of language, busting nine common myths about humanity's greatest achievement THINK YOU KNOW LANGUAGE? THINK AGAINA word's origin doesn't tell you what it means todayThere are languages that change when your mother-in-law is presentMistakes don't undermine English, they lay its foundationsThe language you speak…
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Biographies, Autobiographies and Memoirs

Another Great Cricket Bio Review By Guest Blogger Mr B! – Flintoff “Second Innings”

Another great cricket bio for you this week - this one from Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff. "Second Innings" covers not only his cricket career, but as the title suggests, his life after retiring from cricket in 2009. He tells his story with plenty of "northern" humour. In fact, if you read…
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New Releases and Bookworm News

Robert F Kennedy – Mindless menace of violence..

I wrote this post way back in 2011.  The speech is still one of my favourites in history and Bobby Kennedy is one hell of a public speaker. ------------------------------------ However you feel about the Kennedy's, whether you think them saints or sinners, there is no denying the talent Robert F…
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