Tag Archives: mnemonics

‘I’ BEFORE ‘E’ EXCEPT AFTER ‘C’

My spelling is awful and little mnemonics like this are very useful; especially now that I’ve reached the age ‘Beige’. Anything that will help me avoid heinous crimes of the spelling variety will mean I’m less likely to have to reach for the codeine bottle after finding myself mired in weird grammatical wrangles with feisty […]

I’LL SAY THIS ONLY ONCE

I was in the front garden the other day chatting to Mrs OhJay when Aloe Vera appeared from behind the hedge. “Oh, it’s you DP.” “Hello Aloe.” “I see you’ve got your shorts on DP” ………. slight pause ….. “that reminds me, I’ve got to get the chicken out of the freezer” and she scuttled […]