Tag: verb

We verb / We noun

Sunday, 3 June, 2012

move (verb) to change the place or position of something. “Egypt’s prosecutor general ordered President Hosni Mubarak to be moved to a military prison on the outskirts of Cairo.” Reuters sale (noun) the transfer of ownership of something from one person to another for a price. “Romney discloses sale of stocks in dozens of companies […]

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George Orwell: “Politics and the English Language”

Wednesday, 9 May, 2012

If Rainy Day has a manifesto, it is the great essay “Politics and the English Language“, which George Orwell wrote in 1946. The English language and politics are at the heart of this blog and while we cannot hope to match Orwell in any way, he is our guide, mentor and patron saint. To celebrate […]

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