Tag: folk

Plurals and singulars: what is the singular of clothes?

12 nouns that are always plurals

If you, like me, are a half-ashamed watcher of various fashion reality shows, you might be familiar with phrases like I’d like to pair this with a navy pant or Maybe a smoky eye and a red lip. There is an assumption of an implied plural when the singular versions of these words are used […]

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The language and influences of the early Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan, the singer-songwriter, music producer, and writer born Robert Allen Zimmerman on 24 May 1941, has been one of the most influential figures in popular music and culture since the release of his first album in 1962. There is no systematic way of analysing Dylan’s song lyrics or poems; they span more than five decades […]

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