Tagged: emotions

I spy with my little eye a few grammar misconceptions - Lippy Linguist

Andreea Calude Feb 26, 2018

I don’t know how other people are, but certain things immediately evoke strong emotions for me; freshly brewed coffee makes me feel warm and cosy, hearing “kia ora” makes me feel at home, and reading pieces such as Paul Little’s latest article reminds me why I write this blog post: because people sometimes need to know the truth and … Read More

Why Advertising Irritates Me - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Sep 20, 2011

  While the advertising industry comes up with some very clever and amusing ads, for example the clip above, I often find myself irritated by advertisements on television. And it is not just because they interrupt my TV viewing. What I find most irritating is the often emotive manipulation used to sell products – playing on the viewers fears, guilt, envy … Read More