Sunday Is Talk Like Jane Austen Day

Your kind attentions, I pray: this coming Sunday marks 200 years since Jane Austen's first publication, Sense And Sensibility, an occasion being marked by her supporters with a campaign to encourage speech in the style of Austen in everyday discourse, as well as in any networks of sociability that might divert your attention momentarily.

A handy site, marred infinitesimally by errors of spelling, offers guidance on how to modify your language into a suitably pleasing tone matched to the tenor of the times. In faith, it can be more challenging than you might presume.

Talk Like Jane Austen Day


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