My two cents on Mr Hosking

When you were a kid, and you found something revolting/gross/untenable/intensely dislikeable, the easiest verb to use was hate. Short, simple, effective. Inevitably the nearest adult would say something like, “hate is a very strong word”, and you’d learn gradually that language is powerful and can harm. Indeed, hate is a word that when affixed to speech or certain actions, has the ability to cause immeasurable damage. Continue reading