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28th June 2022

Eager beaver blamed for Canada Internet outage

If you’re suffering with a flaky internet connection that makes Zoom calls look like a dodgy stop-start animation, spare a thought for the residents of

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Shehroz Siddiqui
21st June 2022

Banning words is no guide to style

Sacre bleu! France’s language police have banned some words and phrases linked to computer gaming as part of its cultural remit to ‘preserve the integrity’

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Tim Richardson
14th June 2022

Is the future driverless?

After years of procrastinating, I had my first driving lesson last weekend. I felt that rush of ‘first day at school’ pride. But while I

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Lara Kelly
8th June 2022

Words are being thrown under a bus – which is OK if it’s an EV

Gas-guzzling automotive expressions such as ‘petrolhead’, ‘changing gear’ and ‘miles per gallon (MPG)’ could be consigned to the idiomatic scrapheap as electric vehicles (EVs) begin

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Tim Richardson