You might want to pass the time until the the next post by playing with a new toy: the excellent Google Ngram viewer, which tracks the frequency of words and phrases in published books over 200 years, a Talk Normal long view. Here’s the graph for one of my favourite weasel phrases of the moment, negative growth.
And, of course, you’ll want to have a look at my new blog, Fit to Bust, which is a transparent ploy to persuade you to buy my new book by engaging in the sort of uplifting debate we have here. I might update Fit to Bust while I’m away, but I’m sure you understand I may be distracted. See you soon.