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Odd Bits About Books

Do you like reading? Good, then we can be friends. Let me tell you about some of the things that I’ve found…

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Misused Words

I’m just going to talk about the English language in this post but I’m sure other languages have plenty of similar examples where a word is commonly mixed up with other words, for example, in English people often mix up their/there/they’re, are/our, affect/effect. There are also times when you hear/read a word that is absolutelyContinue reading “Misused Words”

Sucking Eggs

Okay, this week let’s talk about a novel that I’m not entirely sure that I like – The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling by Henry Fielding. It was written in the mid eighteen century and I have heard arguments that Fielding was just reflecting and satirising the attitudes of the time; I’m not goingContinue reading “Sucking Eggs”


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