Bank of Dave: How I Took On the Banks by Dave Fishwick

By Dave Fishwick

The worldwide economic system is in hindrance, bankers are in disrepute and Britain is on the point of a double-dip recession. Now one guy, bored to death with endless stories of greed and corruption, units out to end up that there's a assorted approach of doing issues - by way of beginning his personal financial institution to assist inject much-needed existence into neighborhood businesses.

Dave Fishwick is a self-made, straight-talking guy from Burnley who hates the banks. released to tie in with a Channel four sequence of a similar identify, this is often the tale of his try and manage an easy, no-nonsense financial institution that truly cares approximately its buyers. Dave plans to place millions of kilos of his personal cash into the firm; he'll provide his consumers a higher interest rate than they get at the excessive road; he'll lend to suffering neighborhood companies that the banks don't need to know approximately; and he goals to convey the financial institution of Dave into revenue inside a hundred and eighty days. If he succeeds, he'll supply no matter what he makes to charity. If he fails, he'll make a bad loss and destroy his well-deserved recognition as a profitable businessman.

Can one guy quite tackle the banking giants and make a true distinction to neighborhood companies and his neighborhood? Dave Fishwick definitely hopes so.

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I want to raise them as I please! And then, even without becoming a politician, I have a lot of politics to do at home! My husband, all kinds of troubles, the boys… Fights that politicians can’t even imagine! I am sure that you are not going to miss me if I leave my place to someone who is clever than me, with more experience. Someone who can really help you! Someone who is more patient, who has better skills who is not fooled. Well… well I say goodbye! Goodbye! But when you call me to fight, I will always be there, because this is the only natural thing to me.

Angelina calls her husband by name (Pasquà, for Pasquale) 12 times. In conclusion, proper nouns used in an allocutive function seem to be a marker of a dialogic situation, typical of film language: “movie dialogue obeys its own customs. We accept it according to the terms of the cinema, not of reality” (Berliner 1999: 3). 4 Repetition and other discourse and rhetorical strategies The least realistic elements in La dolce vita are conciseness, cohesion, coherence and the perfect latching of dialogue turns.

As a consequence, film dialogues seem to be closer to literacy or theatre than to orality and spontaneous speech and belong to the pole of “distance” (that is to say emotional and referential detachment and other elements listed below) rather than to the pole of “closeness”, as in Table 3. It is impossible to establish a clear-cut opposition between written and spoken language. e. e. more or less characterising), in a given linguistic variety, and much more than single occurrences or absence of features, it is important to consider “co-occurrence pattern among features” (Biber 1988: 13).

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