I’m completely fed up with seeing articles about schools banning girls from wearing short skirts or makeup. The headteacher’s justification is always the problematic notion that it’s ‘distracting to the boys’ which irks me more than enough, but one that really got to me today said… 1,057 more words
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When is the Islamic State in Syria – ISIS – not the Islamic State in Syria?
Apparently the answer to this question is: since a couple of days ago, when the hive mind of lazy politician groupthink decided that we must bend and warp journalistic practice – and the English language itself – in order to make it clearer that the majority of us do not condone the activities of that brutal, backward-looking group of primitive fundamentalists. 1,216 more words
The UK’s first female prime minister governed from 1979 until 1990, when her own cabinet, feeling alienated and disillusioned, chose to remove and replace her with John Major. 963 more words