Short and tweet

18th October 2013 at 01:00

"Poor people CLAIM benefits. Middle-class people RECEIVE benefits." Isn't language important?

@realdcameron

Sometimes I start writing a tweet and then I lose int

@GlaikitGeezer

All the "good news" stories either involve inspiring young women or cute, rescued animals. The world is largely ... well, you know already

@arcticlass

It's great to be a girl now - you can go as far as you want but need to work out a practical way to have children @MorrisseyHelena (mum of 9)

@speakrs4schools

Today is World Porridge Day - so an early #ff for @MarysMeals who feed over 700,000 every day with a hot school meal.

@LordMcConnell

"I want to improve my aerobic fitness" sounds normal. "I want to work on my empathy" sounds (sadly) strange.

@alaindebotton

More than 40 per cent of older adults in France, Ireland, South Korea, Netherlands and Spain haven't completed upper secondary education

@OECD_Edu.

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