Diane Abbott on Question Time

Diane Abbott appeared with four other guests on Question Time (BBC, 17.01.2019), in a programme mostly dedicated to questions about the Brexit process. She afterwards complained (the i, 21 Jan 2019 P17) about Fiona Bruce’s chairing of the discussion, comparing Bruce unfavourably with her predecessor in the role, David Dimbleby, and with the chair of … Continue reading “Diane Abbott on Question Time”

Words of the Year 2018

Every year the major dictionary publishers produce their ‘words of the year’. Some of the words for 2018 were: Oxford Word of the Year 2018: toxic Collins Word of the Year 2018: single-use Merriam-Webster Word of the Year 2018: justice com’s Word of the Year 2018: misinformation Cambridge Dictionary Word of the Year 2018: nomophobia … Continue reading “Words of the Year 2018”