Articles by Sam Leith
If we all arrived in some sort of post-racial Scandinavian atheist utopia with bum-jokes, would swear words simply cease to exist?
You're a "Cultural Marxist." Oh yes you are
Sam Leith / February 21, 2018
When you’re campaigning for the status quo, it’s hard to muster the passion of someone who’s telling you that something must be done
Sam Leith / January 23, 2018
Try it, and you find parts of your brain that had lain unused for years
Sam Leith / December 14, 2017
Luckily, one woman—Buzzfeed's Emmy J Favilla—has produced one
Sam Leith / November 15, 2017
Beware of those who dogmatically trumpet "Plain English"—except where it counts
The truth is that what writers do—the important part—is pretty boring
Sam Leith / September 12, 2017
Here's another snappy catchphrase for the rest of us: “Duck and cover"
Sam Leith / August 13, 2017
What is the quality of boyhood that we would find admirable in this earnest 68-year-old and near teetotal man?
Sam Leith / July 18, 2017
Two years after applying, my wife and I got a call saying a free allotment plot had come up. But digging and weeding were only half the challenge