If you have the Gaul to play on words, go to Asterix for the Covid basix

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

When people ask me how they can encourage their children to love words and wordplay, my answer never varies: Asterix.

The indomitable Gaul, created by French writer René Goscinny and illustrator Albert Uderzo, contributed immeasurably to my own love of language. ..

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