Ellie Hattam discusses the corruption of civil legal aid

The Corruption of Civil Legal Aid Civil Legal Aid is a scheme to help pay for representation by a solicitor or an advocate in the civil courts. Services provide free legal advice to disadvantaged people about issues that have affected them. Some factors that determine eligibility for being helped from the civil legal advice (CLA) […]

Jamie discusses PIE. The projected progenitor of Indo-European languages

PIE: The projected progenitor of Indo-European languages Proto-Indo-European is a very complex language. The language itself is not overly complex, but the method by which it was worked out was extremely convoluted. Work on it is not finished yet, either, for more words, structures, and pronunciations are regularly proposed. But first, a little background. Proto-Indo-European […]

Jamie Broom argues that ancient languages should not be allowed to die.

Don’t turn off the life support: why ancient languages should not be allowed to die ‘Latin is a language, as dead as dead can be; it killed off all the Romans, and now it’s killing me’. So goes the ever-popular chant, the song of the unhappy school-child, slogging their way through the third declension. But […]