Monthly Archives: January 2018

Poor Mailie

For Robert Burns’ anniversary, an Unco Mournfu’ Tale, or (if you will) a Scottish Catullus of sorts. The text can be found at http://www.robertburns.org/works/28.shtml ‘The Death And Dying Words Of Poor Mailie, The Author’s Only Pet Yowe, an Unco Mournfu’ … Continue reading

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The Good, the Wicked, and the Ugly.

“Tesco aims to make dough out of fashion for veganism”  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-42619887 The Good, the – er – Wicked, and the Ugly of (let’s call it) language evolution. Almost 50 years ago my future thinking was influenced in various ways by … Continue reading

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