Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ways and Means

You hear ‘means’ a lot, used as a verb:  ‘he really means it this time’ ‘that sign means you cannot turn left’ Intends.  Signifies.  Denotes.  Conveys.  And so on. But it can also be a noun.  As in these common(ish)

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STUFF

filling the kettle,  closing the curtains, pressing the remote control, turning on a tap, opening a DVD case, lighting a candle, putting up a garden chair, plugging in a drill, taking the lid off a jar, tying shoelaces, pouring milk,

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Same or Different?

FM Alexander, inventor (or discoverer, take your pick) of the Alexander Technique, described his work as “investigations in a new field of practical experimentation upon the living human being”(*). Yow!!  That sounds, well, DIFFICULT.  Most of us would hesitate to

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