Bernard Pivot

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'One of the chief arguments for abolishing the rule is that it is a waste of time. The average French child spends 80 hours learning it, without ever understanding.' Photograph: Getty Images

As a native English-speaker who has constantly endeavoured to perfect her French, I have been delighted by a grammatical controversy raging in French (...)

In many situations, ‘pivot’ may be a substitute for another five-letter p-word, panic

As you may know if you’ve spent time in boardrooms lately, nobody fails at anything these days, at least in business. What people now do is “pivot”. I(...)