The origin of phrases: Part two

Part One broke the ice and we hope it was up to scratch. This time round we’re hoping to be the flea’s eyebrows with part two of our series looking at the origin of phrases we often use and rarely question.

Posted By: Caroline Holmes @ April 22 2014

 

Ad of the Week – Race For Life

Cancer Research UK has recently been taking a very aggressive, confrontational tactic in their campaigning to promote the annual Race For Life – treating cancer as a bully and proclaiming: “We’re coming to get you.” For this year’s race, the tone of voice continues across outdoor media with the following poster ad...

Posted By: Kady Potter @ April 22 2014

 

Chasing a goose with a klaxon: the language of recruitment

An unusual job posting caught my eye recently. I love being a copywriter, but the prospect of being a ‘Goose Scarer’ was one I just had to look into.

Posted By: Harriette Hobbs @ April 17 2014

 

The origin of phrases: Part one

Would you think twice if someone told you a bride at a wedding had got cold feet? Or if your friend started a difficult conversation by saying she wasn’t going to beat about the bush? Probably not. But, if asked, could you explain why you used these phrases?

Posted By: Caroline Holmes @ April 16 2014

 

SayWhatYouSee: Stratton Craig's caption competition

We’re launching our very first caption competition - SayWhatYouSee (#saywhatyousee). Each month we’ll be looking for the most interesting, inventive, funny or clever caption, with the top five entries going in to a draw to win a great prize. As the first one falls around Easter, we’ll be posting out a gourmet chocolate egg to our favourite entry…

Posted By: Caroline Holmes @ April 15 2014

 

 

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