Day 10:25 am

  • A Ban on Terms of Endearment? – Oh Dear!

    Much debate has ensued since the airing of a news item on the BBC Breakfast News yesterday morning regarding The Commission on Dignity in Care for Older People’s report recommending a ban on the use of terms of endearment (e.g. love, pet or dear) when dealing with the elderly.  The Sun Newspaper also printed a report online on which many people have commented, mostly in the negative I might add and I felt compelled to write my six penneth worth as well. (more…)

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