Celebrating 100 Years of Muriel Spark

2018 marks the centenary of Muriel Spark’s birth and I have recently read her autobiography ‘Curriculum Vitae’ and one of her most famous novels ‘The Driver’s Seat’ which was first …

Can’Request’ Be a Noun?

A couple of weeks ago I got an email from a listener named Luana. She wrote,  “My husband works in sales, and the phrase ‘The ask is…’ is frequently used. …