Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

24 May 2014
by Mark
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How Facebook is killing language

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Lots of things are accused of killing language. Texting, for example. Or, to give its more common name, txtng. It’s quite easy to find articles in the popular media complaining that schoolchildren are using abbreviations such as ‘ur’, ‘gr8’ and … Continue reading

4 February 2009
by Mark
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Linking madness from a con-artist

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Back on the subject of websites that somehow think they have the right to stop you linking to them, I found this really stupid clause at this one: Unless expressly authorized by website, no one may hyperlink this site, or … Continue reading

17 January 2009
by Mark
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Would you date this girl?

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  One of the adverts that I get every now and then on Facebook is for a dating agency. Now, as a happily married man, that’s of no interest to me, but I can’t help noticing some of the photos … Continue reading