There I was, grumpy old man, nodding furiously at some columnist's complaints about excessive use of 'iteration' for every bloody time you print your shopping list out (could that be hyperiteration?).
Then along came ABC Lateline to discuss the latest 'versioning' of something.
Jeremy, no, no, no! This latest iteration of iteration as 'versioning' is verbing, it's wrong, and it must cease. Now!
NOT PEDANTIC ENOUGH?
PETER THE PROOFER IS PEDANTIC ENOUGH FOR TWO!
THAT INCLUDES YOU.
I apologise to the Welsh for never having quoted them before. Oh, and the Danes.
Hwyl is a stirring sense of well-being in Wales. Hygge is a kind of cosy comfiness in Copenhagen.
These words are untranslatable. To understand them, you must stand in the middle of a Welsh miners' choir or hide in front of a log fire after the four hours of daylight in Denmark.
VEXED BY THE VARIETY OF VOCABULARY?
PETER THE PROOFER WILL SAVE YOU!