Overseas students better at English than the British Monday, Oct 5 2009 

A study of written work produced by final-year students revealed that, on average, they had 52.2 punctuation, grammatical and spelling errors per paper compared with just 18.8 for the international students.


Faint praise Sunday, Oct 4 2009 


So was Lively, Google’s now-shuttered virtual world. And to say that Orkut, its social network, is very popular in Brazil and India is to damn it with faint praise.