Lucy Vickery

Competition No. 2657: Pilgrims’ progress

Lucy Vickery presents the latest competition

In Competition No. 2657 you were invited to imagine what merry band Chaucer might bring together if he were writing today.

It was another bumper entry this week, and you fell into two camps. There were those who reasoned that were Chaucer writing today he’d probably use modern English. Others, though, couldn’t resist the lure of Middle English, which was used to great comic effect.

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