It was said that the word of the year in 2013 was “the selfie” – self portraits via mobile devices. The word of the year in 2014? 100 more words
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A white man kills a black teenager, claiming he acted in self-preservation, though there are few or no credible witnesses. The dead youth is remembered as a model citizen, struggling to rise above prejudice and poverty, a martyr for the cause of racial justice. 564 more words
Oh dear. The recent Spectator review of Paul Merton’s autobiography described it as ‘the most boastful autobiography in years’. The reviewer was annoyed with a series of compliments said to Mr Merton which the comic repeats in ‘Only When Laugh’. 71 more words
I just needed to put this out there.
Tom Wolfe’ s “Las Vegas (What?) Las Vegas (Can’t hear you! Too noisy) Las Vegas!!!” is a piece of journalism that illustrates the first city in America made utterly and completely for the purpose of entertainment. 370 more words