How to write fluent Snobbish

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Are you fluent in Snobbish? Here’s some help…

Only a few years ago, if you wanted to be “posh” in England, you needed more than just a cut-glass accent: you needed (and still do need) to know Snobbish … the secret language that tells people you really are from the “top drawer.” [Read more…]

How to write what you feel at this personal time of year

Of course you know how you feel. But do you know how to write it down?

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In many countries this is the time of year when we exchange Holiday wishes; we catch up on news with old friends and family who live far away; we thank such friends and family for their thoughts, their kindness, their hospitality, their gifts and more.

So what are the best ways to express wishes and thanks?

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Merry Christmas 2016

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Happy Hanukkah 2016

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Wishing you a very Happy Hanukkah
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I know you can’t wait to read my Holiday newsletter…

Do you feel obliged to read distant friends’ and relatives’ lengthy Christmas newsletters about a bunch of people, places and activities about which you know sweet FA? Here’s one that beats them all … and will give you some laughs for a change. Enjoy.

Holiday newsletter from How To Write Better

Well, hello there from your dear friend with the latest news from jolly old England. And what a year it has been! I know you don’t have time to share all the exciting news so here are just the main highlights…

Let’s start back at the beginning, well almost, when I attended a wonderful New Year‘s Eve celebration – a friendly, informal affair thrown by my neighbour Lucy Sludge and her husband Percy. We were having an absolute riot playing charades – the theme was different species of river fish, I recall – and munching away on Lucy’s tasty home-made quinoa shortbread when her eldest son Luke turned up with some friends.

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How to write a scrumptious restaurant review: paying and writing it up, Part 8

In this final part of our serialisation of “How To Be A Savvy Restaurant Reviewer” author Sam Worthington shares final tips on paying your bill, and going home to write your review.

How to write a scrumptious restaurant review: paying and writing it up, Part 8

It is not a bad idea to let readers know what you did as far as tips were concerned as a guide for them when they visit the place.

And according to the wonderful and sadly late Sam, neither of the above needs to be painful…

Getting through the final reckoning – and writing up

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