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Prefab Sprout, When Love Breaks Down (1984)

Artist: Prefab Sprout
Title: When Love Breaks Down
Description: single; album track, Steve McQueen
Label: Kitchenware
Release date: 1984, 1985
First heard: 1984

I’m not even sure why, but it was a standing joke that Prefab Sprout, critical darlings clearly capable of mainstream commercial embrace, kept on re-releasing… 849 more words

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The Truth About the Americanisation(zation?) of the English Language

As we are all well aware, languages are constantly shifting. They are, essentially, amazing tools we use to communicate and are endlessly morphing to our needs and preferences. 2,216 more words

Language

Because this has really started pissing me off recently

If you use the word
“Addicting” when you should use
“Addictive”, you’re a fool

Poetry

London is a foreign country; they do things differently there

The BBC Reports:

Stephen Greenhalgh, deputy mayor for policing and crime, authorised the force to buy the cannon from the German Federal Police.

The mayor’s office said: “By purchasing them now we are able to save over £2.3m compared to buying new devices.”

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