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16 December 2010

Two rants about language

For us, Stephen Fry’s rant about language is bittersweet, but too good to not share. Entertaining, clever, painful. Honestly, Stephen, we love language too.

And what it comes down to, as he says, is ‘context, convention and circumstance are all’.

What do you think? We’d love to hear.

Watch Stephen Fry

This guy has been bugged by English spelling all his life. And it’s a long life…

Watch Ed Ronthaler

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