Book Review: Around the World in 80 Words – A Journey Through the English Language by Paul Anthony Jones

Around the World in 80 Words: A Journey Through the English Language by Paul Anthony Jones My rating: 5 of 5 stars Continuing on with my quest to allow Dr Oliver Tearle of Interesting Literature fame to bankrupt me, this review is as a direct result of his own review of the book which you… Read More Book Review: Around the World in 80 Words – A Journey Through the English Language by Paul Anthony Jones

“LETTING THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG!” – Some common expressions explained

It’s considered wisdom among writers to try and avoid cliches these days but, while I see the danger in overusing them, I like our little idiomatic expressions. Since learning Bangla and living in Bangladesh for five years, I’ve also enjoyed classic cliches such as “to have a foot in two boats”, “to kill a mosquito… Read More “LETTING THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG!” – Some common expressions explained