my rants about words

An open letter to scamsters

Caryn Gootkin steps off her moral high horse for a moment, which was all it took for her alter ego, the Pedantic Player, to write a business proposal to email fraudsters.

Am I splitting hairs?

In this rant I overanalyse adverts in an information leaflet that fell out of a magazine I was reading one Saturday afternoon.

My granny was Black

Capital letters affect the meaning we convey and there are sometimes embarrassing, often comedic, consequences of their absence in spoken language.