Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classing Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

There’s a designated day for just about everything, so no surprise that the Curmudgeon‘s have their own day on January 29.  Curmudgeon is a colourful term to throw around and a couple of our writers have done just that.

Not all editors, surely.  Writer and former Voice editor Christina M. Frey invokes cranky editors while presenting the rationale behind grammar and usage rules.  “Just like a three-piece suit blends in well at a formal party but would look silly on at the beach, so does formal language seem out of place in, say, dialogue between teens.”  The Writer’s Toolbox —These Rules Were Made for Talking, February 28, 2014.

The Great Divide.  Dual-citizen Wanda Waterman compares issues and opinions on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border.  “{Americans] don’t mind hurting feelings and calling each other idiots, but for Canadians that just doesn’t seem right.”  Canadian Voter, American Election, November 16, 2012.

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