Monthly Archives: July 2013

A paradox: me & my body

(This is a personal story. But there’s a point to it.) I have never liked physical exercise much. Not just that – I also regarded this as a key component of my personality, taking an odd pride in the fact … Continue reading

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Dutch Protestant Church files complaint against state for its treatment of illegal immigrants

It’s so easy to be cynical about Christianity, particularly in its institutionalised form, that I was almost shocked when this week’s news made me cheer for the Church not just once, but twice. First, there was the consistently awesome Pope … Continue reading

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Judgements needed!

Are you a native speaker of (any variety of) English? Do you have some background in linguistics? Do you accept the sentence “There’s three linguists in the garden” as grammatical? If so, I need your judgements! Each question gives you … Continue reading

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