Tuesday, 30th September 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Labour’s language of ‘Our NHS’ is starting to grate. Of course it’s ours – hence National – but banging on about it sounds like an advert that protest too much about being ‘my this’ or ‘your that’, and so actually serves to undermine the authority bestowed by a definite article. It’s the NHS, just like it’s the BBC.