Andromeda hits the dust

According to the Great Link and via Comic Book Guy Andromeda has finally been cancelled. And Mutant X too Now these two shows, I will admit, I have watched, although Mutant X is ten times worse than Andromeda, it has no plot, no interesting characters, merely hair and clothes and …

Mother Tongue

ISBN: 014014305X I really enjoyed this book, an entertaining and humorous look at the origins of the English language, its various dialects and the roles other languages have played in giving it such a diverse selection of words and spellings. The reasons why ough has so many different ways of …

More from Jo

“Wars eat your youth. When I was in college we made a census, boys and girls. There were about half girls and half boys but now there are maybe ten times as many girls” – wildfirejo There is also an interesting discussion of Jo Wilding’s blog on Open Democracy