AZVAs the Podcast Episode 8: Publishing Industry Opportunities

Loosely Speaking

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Friends and Amici

Daily Writing Tips

The use of friend as a verb to describe the adding of a person to a list of social media contacts (dating from 2004) is still regarded as a barbarism by many English speakers, but friend was used as a verb as early as the 13th century. The use of friend in the context of social media does not negate the usefulness of befriend to refer to a genuine personal contact in which one person helps another. English boasts numerous words to convey aspects of friendship.

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Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Previous to this I worked in such roles as Secretary to a group of Consultants, Marketing Assistant for an Architect firm, Facilities Coordinator for a construction company and Purchase Ledger for NHS Legal department just to name a few. After I moved to Edinburgh in 2004, I’ve worked in a series of roles which have all involved executive support at senior level. I actually don’t have a laptop at home and conduct all my organising, social media and emailing through my iPhone.