Facebook Status Prompts

Robert Mills

If you are on Facebook and want to update your status then you’ll notice the little bit of copy in the status text box that asks ‘what’s on your mind?’ It’s not always been that way though, in fact I can recall two versions prior to this one and what’s interesting about the prompts is how they influence the way people write. It may only be a few words but they are rather important and I’d love to know what options were discounted by the Facebook team and how...

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Phizz-Whizzing Language

Robert Mills

Over the Christmas break I acted on the promise to myself that I would read more. As a child I could devour a whole book in a single sitting, completely lost in another world. These days I find myself distracted by many unnecessary things. Anyway, I digress, sort of. As well as trying to work through my rather large and ever growing reading list, I have decided to revisit some of my childhood favourites too. Stacked beside me are a few of the Famous Five adventures, the Chronicles of...

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