Language problems

Yes there are lots of language problems these days – and I am not talking about foreign languages but good old English. Seems that over the years popular phrases and expressions get “adopted” into the mainstream which are totally incorrect but because we hear it so often it begins to sound correct and has wiggled… Continue reading Language problems

Hold on while I grab my phrase book –

Good luck with that one! ¬†Standing in line in Paris waiting to buy a train ticket I was struggling to remember my schoolgirl French. ¬†Unfortunately it did not run to purchasing “billets” in first class. ¬†It did mean that I could ask the ticket vendor if he had seen the pen of my aunt…. and… Continue reading Hold on while I grab my phrase book –