Category Archives: The Plain

Capital ignorance at the Plain

My post Gents in St Giles Oxford referred in passing to “the screaming capitals so beloved of officious plonkers in council offices” – the habit of council pen-pushers of beginning words with Capital Letters to Emphasise their Importance. In that … Continue reading

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Plain unnecessary works

Oxfordshire Highways, which is a kind of blind-leading-the-lame joint venture between Oxfordshire County Council and two other organisations, has started work at the Plain, the critical junction which connects East Oxford, London and Vladivostok with Oxford city centre. This is … Continue reading

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