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


Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

Trending Stories Right Now