Monthly Archives: <span>January 2020</span>

43 Times People Misused Quotation Marks And Made It Weird

And, boy, do people make funny blunders often! It usually has something to do with a lack of understanding of how things like the elements of punctuation work. For example, some individuals find it hard to grasp how quotation marks should be used. And when they mess up, we’re left with suspiciously-sounding sentences and unintended Read more »

Blethyn’s Vera: More than a scruffy mac and hat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brenda Blethyn earned a best supporting actress Oscar nomination for Little Voice Blethyn acknowledges Vera was initially a hard sell. “I don’t think people liked her very much,” she says. “But then they could see she was respected by her team and she would defend them like a mother Read more »