Sunday, 14 February 2010


What could the word "secret" mean here? Other than "Since you're a Myspace user you must be very stupid, so if we use the word secret it will make you so excited, your organs will seep out through the pores in your skin."

Friday, 5 February 2010

The blog of unnecessary-hyphens

It's clear that few people know how to use hyphens, but I'd like to think that BBC staff had some idea. Alas, this morning their news site includes the headline:

British Airways' £50m loss smaller-than-expected

I'll add a couple more examples later. The title of this post comes from the "blog" of unnecessary quotation marks.