We’ve decided to keep Guardian journalism free for all readers... This declaration is from the online Guardian. Is the paper giving up on journalism? They seem to be saying so. They’re keeping the Guardian journalism free – ie, free of journalism, as in germ free. This confession confirms a suspicion that I’ve wondered about ever since they dropped Manchester from their title. English is a tricky language. Foot in mouth disease is hard to avoid when using it. I’ve got the scars to prove from my encounters with English word order and ambiguity. Perhaps the paper should have written “We decided to keep access to the Guardian free for all readers…”