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Tue 14th May at 12:30pm

Swindon Literature Festival

@ Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon

Featuring: Simon Horobin

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Swindon Literature Festival: Simon Horobin

Spelling correctly is difficult. English, a minefield of inconsistencies, is notoriously tricky to spell well. What is your attitude to spelling? Why and where does it matter, and where and why not? Do you know about spelling reforms? What part do emails and text messages play in the future of spelling?

Author of books on the English language and Professor of English at the University of Oxford, Simon Horobin now tackles spelling in his new book Does Spelling Matter? What do you think? Serious solecism or passing irrelevance?

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Venue Facts

Venue: Swindon Arts Centre


Address:
6 Devizes Road
Swindon
SN1 4BJ 51.551853, -1.776980


Swindon Arts Centre map


Website: swindon.gov.uk/artscentre

Phone: 01793 614837