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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Crossing continents

How to build your academic career halfway around the world

Oxford bans donations from Chinese tech giant

Oxford suspended Huawei donations shortly after China was criticised as 'autocratic' by Chancellor Patten

Hard to Be-Leave – Brexit: The Uncivil War

If you're looking for a grown up perspective on Brexit, Channel 4's political docudrama leaves much to be desired
two hands holding a load of shopping bags

Binge shopping – a no brainer?

Exploring the science behind the 'treat yourself' mentality

The psychology of an evil stepmother

Is this classic archetype a thing of the past?