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We are delighted to announce our next poetry-writing competition to be judged by our resident poet, Dorothy Pope. The competition is open to all and entry is free. Each entrant may submit two poems not previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.... read more »

Facebook launch

In 2022, the Queen’s English Society celebrated its 50th anniversary and half a century of promoting clear and elegant expression of the English language. As we enter our sixth decade, we are delighted to have launched our updated Facebook page on which... read more »

The Society's name: The Queen's English Society

'The King’s English’ or ‘The Queen’s English’ is a colloquial term that, in common parlance, denotes ‘standard’ or ‘correct’ English; its use is metaphorical, not signifying any literal proprietorship by the monarch. Indeed, the English... read more »