Innocent misrecollection is not uncommon.
When we think of theft, we may think of diamonds, or watches, or cars… but it seems that, according to a large-scale survey¹ carried out by the UK’s Center for Retail Research in 2011, it is actually cheese that “takes the biscuit”. 😉
Last week I went on a public speaking course, and was introduced to a wry video on ineffective presentations – in the form of the Ignite style (a further slimmed down form of Pecha Kucha).
You may squirm, or enjoy it, depending on your point of view!
The Ridiculous Business Jargon Dictionary: an A to Z of those corporate gems.
Not sure whether today’s post is really a smile, because languages are precious things… Still, Annamaria Testa’s wit should certainly bring amusement to your Monday in this excellent talk on “itanglese” entitled “From Bello to biutiful: what’s going on with the Italian Language?“.
Testa is a publicity and communications expert and university professor, and the founder of #dilloinitaliano.
By night, an anonymous zealot is correcting “rogue apostrophes” on signs in the town of Bristol, England.
He has even invented an Apostrophiser to reach high places. 🙂