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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Jesus College accused of controversial evangelical group ‘cover-up’

Jesus is now the third Oxford college to have hosted Christian Concern in recent years, along with Exeter and Trinity, whilst LMH is currently considering whether or not to host the group

Students raise safety concerns over ‘extremely frightening’ Park End queue

“It was an extremely frightening experience; several people were experiencing panic attacks."

Don’t confuse free speech with hate speech

The Union’s series of predictably shocking speakers are anathema to our values

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'