Family summer holidays in my childhood were always spent in seaside bed-and-breakfasts or rented rooms. We never stayed in hotels and we certainly never went abroad. Hotel were too expensive and ‘abroad’ was impossibly exotic.
As far as I know, no-one has ever had a complaint about a book blurb upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority.
In a speech given in 2002, Michael Crichton, of Jurassic Park fame, coined the term, ‘Gell-Mann Amnesia effect’.
I recently caught up with a 2017 article by the critic BD McClay, ‘Enough with the “forgotten” writers’, in which she expresses her impatience with the regular flow of literary essays in which ‘forgotten’ writers are praised.