Top Drawer

“A phoneme”, I explain to my two teenagers, “is a group of words, spelt differently but which are all pronounced the same way, such as draft and draught. Can you give me any more examples?” Eventually, we come up with draw and drawer. My 14 year old daughter pipes up “But draw has got lots …

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Size Matters

“Swansea City is way bigger than (arbitrary large town/small city) FC”, “Swansea is a massive club”, we’ve heard them all. The my-football-club-is-bigger-than-your-football-club boast is about as popular as the playground my-Dad-is-bigger-than-your-Dad taunt and perhaps about as mature, too. It seems to be equally popular with fans and players. If we were talking about our cars …

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