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Why do some people have so much difficulty persuading us that when they say ‘sorry’ they really mean it?

In a post about the pragmatics of apologizing, our new guest bloggers Simon Williams and Jules Winchester from the University of Sussex examine corporate apologies for evidence of genuine contrition.

Commas are good; semicolons are even better!

Elsewhere on the blog, Stan Carey explains his fondness for the semicolon and Laine Redpath Cole gets pleasurably waylaid by the poetry of the desire path.

Language tip of the week – fulfil

Macmillan Team

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