Tuesday, February 05, 2013

My reply to John Redwood this morning - Marriage

Posted February 5, 2013 at 7:03 am | Permalink
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I tried to compress my thoughts into a tweet on this topic yesterday and came up with the following:
Martin Cole ‏@IroniesToo
It isn’t within Parliament’s power to change definition of English words. They could enact that biscuits are inedible & tin, but they ain’t
I think the explanation of your reasoning in the post above is interesting, but more compelling for me is that MPs are not empowered to change longstanding definitions of English words, their writ does not run far enough for a start!


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