Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth is a writer, journalist and blogger. Every job he’s ever had, whether as a ghost-writer or proof-reader or copy-writer, has been to do with words. He started The Inky Fool blog in 2009 and now writes a post almost every day. The blog has received worldwide attention and enjoys an average of 4,000 hits per week.Mr. Forsyth currently resides in London.




Liamhas quoted2 years ago
who wouldn’t know an idiopathic craniofacial erythema1 if it hit them in the face.
Liamhas quoted2 years ago
Soon was the Anglo-Saxon word for now.
It’s just that after a thousand years of people saying ‘I’ll do that soon’, soon has ended up meaning what it does today.
Liamhas quoted2 years ago
f you were naughty it used to mean that you were a no-human. It comes from exactly the same root as nought or nothing. Now it just means that you’re mischievous.


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