A Fiancé is a man who is engaged to be married. A Fiancée is a woman who is engaged to be married. Both come from the French word ‘fiancé’ meaning to promise which ultimately has its root in the Latin verb ‘fidere’, to trust. Feyoncé, is a made up word adopted by a recently established clothing company targeted at engaged couples. Beyoncé is a pop music superstar. Are you confused by all these similar sounding…continue reading
We have all heard of Banksy. A good number of us probably also gasped at his latest stunt in which one of his most famous works ‘Girl with a Balloon’ self-destructed as soon as it was purchased at auction. Now a lesser known artist, freelance cartoonist Cindy McLeod has come forward and accused Banksy of stealing some of her ideas to create a number of his famous artworks. Mcleod first noticed similarities between her work…continue reading
Last weekend brought us a story of a trade mark dispute that is yet another example of big business exerting its rights in a way that damages rather than enhances its reputation. This time it is Tiffany Parmer a young beautician from Gloucester who is in the firing line. Tiffany set up her business in 2014. Things are going well and she has plans to expand. In April this year she was advised to register…continue reading
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