Writing Topics: slang

Predictors of beaconicity


Heaven only knows what this means. It’s one of the phrases on the Local Government Association’s list of banned words from 2009. Which presumably means that a council, somewhere, has used it. The 2010 list doesn’t, at first glance, contain anything quite as obscurely fatuous, but does contain some corkers. ‘Webinar’ and ‘wellderly’ are now […]

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