Brexit – a power-word full of consequences

On this nth ‘crunch’ day for the so-called ‘Brexit’, some thoughts about an empty but powerful word with heavy consequences.

One word, many meanings

Brexit. The word has become anathema to many people. They are heartily sick of it. And justifiably so. Politicians  and pundits unceasingly wave it around like a magic wand, or a trunk full of treasures, the very thing everyone needs, a saving grace, or a can of worms, a red cloth to a bull, a door open to certain disaster.… (Read more...)