Ritchie and his mates 'la!' at every opportunity – and queer groups still speak in code today.
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Alberto Salas arrived in London from Mexico six months ago to work as a Spanish professor at Greenwich University. However, due to coronavirus, his classes were suspended. Stuck in the UK with nothing to do, he offered lessons on a social networking service, to see if his neighbours would be interested in learning. He soon received messages from locals in Lewisham and started teaching them via Skype for free.
"It makes life more entertaining."
"Two years later, she still oinks in conversation."
A professor of language technology explains why we shouldn't be tying ourselves in knots over 'correct' borrowed language prefixes...
They do worse than other pupils from low-income families from all other ethnic backgrounds
The creative arts is an integral element of providing pupils with a broad and balanced education