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Are we tired of hearing that fall is a season, sick of being offered fries and told about the latest movie? Yeah. Have we noticed the sly interpolation of Americanisms into our everyday speech? You betcha. And are we outraged? Hell, yes. But do we do anything? Too much hassle....
'Winning and beguiling ...Smith shares Jane Austen's clarity and gentle irony' Independent Jane Austen is one of the most beloved writers in the literary canon. Her novels changed the landscape of fiction for ever, and her books remain as fresh, entertaining and witty as the day they were first published....
By Peter Jones
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By Vyvyan Evans
The Emoji Code shows that, far from signalling the death knell of language, emoji works alongside the same structures that language has used for millennia and enriches our ability to communicate with one another - making us all better communicators.