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Shaken, not stirred - a spotlight on Sean Connery's /s/

When I think of Sean Connery, his characteristic speech is the first thing that pops into my head (quickly followed by my favourite Sean Connery joke – what time does Sean Connery turn up at Wimbledon? 669 more words

Linguistics

The Questionable Status of Dick's 'atband

Remember that bit in “Beetlejuice”, when two of the main characters happened across “The Handbook for the Recently Deceased”? It would be lovely if such a handbook exists, although odds are I’ll treat it like I do most magazines: ie, read it back from front, flipping idly through, distracted by pictures, and missing important things. 1,072 more words

Nostalgia