Martin Doyle cartoon Member of the Commas Party
Martin Doyle cartoon Member of the Commas
Considering that the New Zealand
Parliament and New Zealand legislation use Oxford English
(and Oxford Commas) it's bizarre that our Attorney-General
Chris Finlayson is undermining their use. If the departments
for which he has responsibility cease using Oxford commas
then they run the risk of misquoting/misunderstanding the
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On Act’s Problem With Taking Personal Responsibility
If it does nothing else, this election will be a test of whether marketing really can turn a pig’s ear into a silk purse. Although it barely registers a pulse, the Act Party has been the beneficiary of saturation coverage in the NZ Herald over the past fortnight.
True, not all of it was positive. There was for instance, a Herald editorial headlined “Act needs to come up with fresher ideas than flat tax” which makes you wonder why the newspaper had already devoted so many column inches to… Act’s flat tax idea.
Then again, that also seems to be a pattern. After gifting Colin Craig with similar saturation coverage for his ideas on smacking, the Herald rounded that effort out in mid January with an editorial headlined “Craig needs to do better than revive smacking row.” More>>