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The hashtag revolution

Social media has made the humble hashtag an often overused symbol. Hashtags have given social media users the opportunity to actively participate in the...

Noisemakers to be phased out

We all use the Latin abbreviation, NB, when we want to emphasise something. Nota bene. But NB can also stands for something, or rather...

12 months for stealing a calender

Lexicology is the part of linguistics which studies words. If this sounds a bit intellectual or academic, I must admit that I did not...

Memories on the ceiling

It all started in the late 1960s when my eldest sister, who was working in Johannesburg at the time, visited one weekend. We were living...

‘Cut down to size’

Do you remember the big floods in central South Africa exactly thirty years ago? Bloemfontein was completely cut off from the outside world. I was...