Archive for July 9th, 2008

You will have heard the phrase ‘We have a raft of ideas.’ If ideas arrive on rafts, is the collective noun for innovations canoes? Or is there a more suitable form of transport for them?

I heard this the other day on BBC Radio 4. A lighthearted take on being British in the noughties: What does it mean – “To be British” You spend a night out in an Irish themed pub, drinking Czech or Belgian beer, or wine from Australia. On your way home, you pick up a take […]