Authors Posts by Nat Hillard

Nat Hillard

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Musings on the Fanny Pack

Taboo words: how, why and where they're used

Dance Wiv Me: Accent and Identity in Dizzee Rascal

Songs: the beats, the chords and... the accent

"Do You Think It Costs Much?"

It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it

If I May… A Comment on Politeness

Are the Brits rude? Are Australians always polite? Nat Hillard has a look and a laugh at politeness here and abroad

Americanisms

Nat Hillard considers the differences between the American and English languages.

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Union Standing Committee vote to continue with Bannon event

Officials voted narrowly to not cancel the event, despite pressure from student groups

Oxford Dictionaries announce Word of the Year 2018

Runners-up included 'big dick energy', 'incel', and 'gammon'

Normal People Review – ‘a novel that speaks to the current climate’

Jenny Scoones discusses the portrayal of masculinity and friendship in Sally Rooney's second novel

Labour councillor suspended for anti-semitism to rejoin party

Lloyd-Shogbesan was suspended from the Labour council after he shared "inappropriate and offensive" posts

Oxford Union officers revolt against Steve Bannon invite

Union secretary Nick Brown has called an emergency meeting of Standing Committee – the society’s governing body – to vote on cancelling the event on Friday