Tag: Snopes

Choose Your Words Carefully

The one thing you can say for certain about words is that no two people use them the same way. They are symbols for understanding something and they are open to interpretation. For anyone who wants to write comedy, this is surely a blessed state of affairs, bestowing upon us homonyms, alliteration and a host …

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Someone got in touch with me recently about a computer query because, thanks to the combination of the magical letters IT and the extent of my perspective-less confidence, they naturally thought I could solve their problem. My friend had been contacted by phone and advised that their computer had been infected with a virus, which …

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