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3 March, 2019

Even Homer sometimes nods

Amid some conjecture and debate, Homer is the ancient Greek author credited with writing the epic poems The Odyssey and The Iliad. These two poems, aside from being great […]
20 February, 2019

Are you digitally literate?

Organisations need to ensure staff who are tasked with engaging in the digital sphere are ‘digitally literate’—both understanding the technical process of using the digital space […]
29 January, 2019

What makes a word ‘real’?

It’s something you hear all the time (or maybe you’re the one saying it)—that the English language is going down the drain. With people inventing new […]
12 December, 2018

A phrase to remember if you’re flying over the holidays

You hear new words almost every day, but sometimes you come across one that you just really like. Here’s one that stuck with me and one I […]
30 November, 2018

Stepping up and letting go

For a manager newly appointed, letting go of the detail is sometimes a challenge. Promotion very often is based on a positive assessment of a candidate’s […]
14 November, 2018

What’s the point?

Writer: Robert Garran  How many reports or articles have you read where it takes an awfully long time for the author to get to the point—or […]
1 November, 2018

The boy who cried awesome—sensationalism in language

Writer: Susannah Bishop There was this young lad, a shepherd, whose main thrill for the day was to cry ‘help!’ ‘wolf!’ out loud, then lean back […]
24 October, 2018

Dear admins: You are the heart of your company

Administration in any company is not the most exciting, appealing or life-changing role. It’s a role that many may not feel overly proud of. Days can […]
9 October, 2018

How to describe a bridge and other uses of grammar

Ah, grammar. You either love it or loathe it. More likely than not, your sentiments are the latter … and in many ways, it isn’t your […]
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