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Sticky toffee pudding and other NHS jargon

There was an article on the BBC News website this morning about the use of jargon in the NHS.  The Plain English Campaign (PEC) suggests that the NHS is deliberately using confusing jargon to prevent the public from understanding what is going on in the public service. 420 more words

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  1. I concede. I have long insisted that media is the plural of medium. But, based on common usage, I now accept that media can be a singular term as well as plural.
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Seeking Guides

What body of knowledge has been most revealing to you?

Anthropology as Guide

In college someone told me I might find it interesting to take a course from an anthropology professor by the name of Leslie White. 552 more words

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