Sick to be smart
I LOVE the way our language has changed over the years, particularly the trend to reverse meanings.
Thus ‘bad’ means good and ‘sick’ means it’s cool. The latest is ‘smart’ as in smart motorways. They should be called D roads (as in dumb). SIMoN C. ToMSeTT,
Pagham, W. Sussex. ‘SO’ SEEMS to have taken over from the word ‘ look’ when anyone starts to answer a difficult question.
MIKe WALKeR, Leek, Staffs. ‘ OFF of’ ( Letters) is bad grammar — it’s correct simply to say ‘off’. Might I make my own dislike known for the expression ‘ for free’ — it’s either ‘free’ or ‘for nothing’.
DAVID eDWARDS, Leighton Buzzard, Beds.