Traditional news media is struggling against a torrent of incomers which appeal to a younger audience. The internet removes the need for hugely expensive printing presses, but it has dumbed down output in staggering ways.
We should have realised it would happen. Every year those who produce dictionaries compete to be the coolest by highlighting the words they’ve accepted into the vernacular of the UK. This time Collins has decided it’s[shudder] ‘Brexit’ which must be admitted to the club as its Word of the Year. Don’t you cringe when you hear it? … Read more