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Font of knowledge or fountain of knowledge (the latter depicted here)

‘Fount of knowledge’ or ‘font of knowledge’?

There are few things more likely to cause fierce argument between language-lovers than variant spellings of everyday expressions, especially if one is celebrated by language traditionalists and the other by the linguistic vanguard. You may remember the heated arguments that arose over the topic of pronouncing scone (some friendships have never truly recovered) – well, […]

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