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Sep 27, 2013 by Robert
The origins of a selection of some popular English expressions and sayings.
Jul 26, 2013 by Robert
A lot of what we ‘know’ to be true can sometimes turn out to be no more than an ‘urban legend’. Can you tell whether they’re fact or fiction ?
Jun 28, 2013 by Robert
Such a small thing, as symbols go, but it can make all the difference in meaning and understanding when used in a sentence. But wher did it come from ?
Dec 14, 2012 by Robert
Meet a new and disturbing character to add to the pantheon of Christmas mythical beings … Krampus!
Nov 30, 2012 by Robert
Improve and test your wordpower against some Indian words that have found their way into the English language.
Oct 9, 2012 by Robert
Answers to some of the amusing questions and fluff we muse on from time to time like : Why is D-Day so named ?; Why do we kiss under the mistletoe ? and Why are portholes round?
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