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  • Good Bad Words

    Listening to RJR’s Beyond the Headlines programme on the evening of Friday August 16, 2019, I heard Senator Dr. Andre Haughton, University of the West Indies (UWI) lecturer, speaking contemptuously of Jamaica’s failure to remove the “bad word” law from its books. He argued that words such as ‘murder’...
  • FROM ROMAN ROAD TO HIGHWAY 2000 (Part III)

     Horseracing has always been an audio-visual sport and, as such, identified with and by the voices of its commentators. One of the earliest was the legendary Charlie “Dollars to Donuts” McCormack.   When the little boy’s first “favourite horse”, Saumarez, won the 1962 Derby, he was called home by Charlie...