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Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

January 26, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
Benefit cuts: Are they really what the working class wants?

We’ve witnessed the growth of programmes such as ‘Benefits and Proud’; ‘Benefits Britain and Skint’ – if only there was an NTA award for the programme that made Britain angriest. “And the WINNER is…’Benefit Street” – achieving most complaints to both OfCom and the police.” Every single hour of airtime is achieving […]

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What is wrong with social networking websites?

June 3, 2013 2:54 pm0 comments
What is wrong with social networking websites?

If you have ever scrolled down your Twitter feed you would have most likely seen something very offensive towards someone or something. So offensive, in fact, that it may have shocked you! But have you ever realised that the person who wrote this hateful comment would never say it to […]

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Is Spelling Still Important?

May 14, 2013 12:27 pm1 comment
Is Spelling Still Important?

Should children today even have to learn how to spell? With text language ever dominating the way of communication when it comes to emails and letter writing too, one could perhaps be brave enough to say not. This shortened way of writing, such as ‘C U TMRW’, is quickly becoming […]

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The 140 character limit: Art or Farce?

March 29, 2013 4:42 pm0 comments
The 140 character limit: Art or Farce?

140 characters for your thoughts: welcome to twitter. Twitter began as a system of mobile phone text messages linking up to a larger internet network. On early mobile phones, 140 characters was the maximum limit allowed for a single text; hence, twitter’s character limit was set at this figure. So surely […]

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Gerard Butler is now on Twitter!

February 26, 2013 12:44 pm0 comments
Gerard Butler is now on Twitter!

The gorgeous Gerard Butler has now joined Twitter! The star was quickly verified and has got almost 3,500 followers already. So we are here to help the star get millions of followers, just like he deserves! The star sent out his very first tweet last month saying, “Hey everyone. I’m […]

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15/01/2013: The day HMV died and took all sense with it

January 23, 2013 8:00 pm5 comments
15/01/2013: The day HMV died and took all sense with it

“”hmv bankrupt. we may as well just give up on any medium that involves hard copy and get on with it. #sadtimes. i’d rather the death of the internet to be honest…. everything has to be so instant nowadays, it’ll be the death of creativity, everything is churned out so […]

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Is censorship the most effective response to ignorance?

January 18, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Is censorship the most effective response to ignorance?

On Monday, The Observer published an opinion piece by the notoriously controversial writer Julie Burchill. In it, Burchill engages in an extended rant defending her friend and fellow writer, Suzanne Moore, who was forced to leave Twitter last week, following widespread abuse regarding comments she had made in an article […]

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Queen’s English Society says ‘Enuf is Enough, innit’

January 2, 2013 5:38 pm0 comments
Queen’s English Society says ‘Enuf is Enough, innit’

I read an article recently about the Queen’s English Society having closed. (Hands up, I co-opted the clever title from that article for this blog post, and therefore the copyright remains with the author; however, as no one actually cared enough to read the source material, I should be fine.) Whoa-whoa-WHOA! Closed?  Now […]

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