'The Elements of Style does not deserve the enormous esteem in which it is held by American college graduates. Its advice ranges from limp platitudes to inconsistent nonsense. Its enormous influence has not improved American students' grasp of English grammar; it has significantly degraded it.'
Keep Calm and Carry On: Jon Henley on the poster we can’t stop buying |
Life and style |
The GuardianI didn't realise the 'Keep calm and carry on' poster was designed for the event of a successful German invasion. Adds a whole new creepy note to it.