How a ‘typo’ nearly derailed the Paris climate deal

If ever you need a story to back up your advice to students to get someone to proof their work before they submit it, here it is… (my emphasis) It soon became clear that something had gone very wrong in the text. Rumours swirled, and it was later confirmed by US secretary of state, John […]

Unfinished story … how the ellipsis arrived in English literature

“This was a brilliant innovation,” she writes in Ellipsis in English Literature: Signs of Omission, a history of the use of dots, dashes and asterisks to mark a silence of some kind, which has just been published by Cambridge University Press. Read the full story here