Sundays are a Day of Rest – by which I mean a Day of talking about the Rest of my life; that is, outside linguistics.
I told myself that I would refrain from discussing two things in this blog: politics and religion. But (and there’s always a but…), since I’ve managed to be so controversial by simply talking about apostrophes, I thought I might as well be hung for a sheep as a lamb.
For those of you who aren’t aware, Scotland is having a referendum on independence in the near future, and there are a lot of differing opinions on the matter.
Rather than explain the opinions, I thought I would have a dialogue between Scotland and the United Kingdom (where Scotland means those who want Scottish independence, and United Kingdom represents England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as a unity.) Continue reading