I’m woke to the gerundification of English

English is a wonderful language that never ceases to surprise with its ability to evolve with society, to change and twirl through usage. It happens right before our eyes, in an astonishingly short time. And I don’t just mean the way that the noun ‘invitation’ has been supplanted by its verb form (‘to invite’), creating … More I’m woke to the gerundification of English

Ironic adventures with my high school English teacher, part 483,586

A while back I found a file with all my old high school reports – which, apart from their wonderfully silly judgements of my nature – reminded me of the adventures I had in high school English. In the first term of my sixth form year at Napier’s Tamatea High School I had a great … More Ironic adventures with my high school English teacher, part 483,586