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Why Is There an Apostrophe in Hallowe’en?

Article by Grammar Girl appeared on The Quick and Dirty, on 26th October, 2011 What’s your take on the apostrophe in Hallowe’en? To use or not to use? One early spelling of Halloween was all hallows’ even, in which even … Continue reading

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Are you being bugged?

I’m sure most of you have heard or even used the term “bug” and its derivative verb “to debug” in a technological context. However have you ever wondered about the origins of the term “bug” as applied to computer technology?

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