As we all know, Halloween is really more about treats than tricks. The “tricking” half of the holiday has come to be celebrated by practical jokesters on a different date altogether–Mischief Night. Think you’re a master prankster? Take our quiz and find out!
The names of fireworks conjure up an image of great spectacle – you can imagine fizgigs, jumping jacks, and rockets filling the night sky and then disappearing almost as quickly as they arrived. Many of the names are familiar, but some may be less so. How about Bengal lights and maroons? Who is the Catherine […]
It’s a custom peculiar to Britain, but for school children (and some adults) all over the country, as November begins, the following words march round and round. Remember remember the fifth of November Gunpowder, treason and plot Confession time. I have an uneasy relationship with fireworks, something which became apparent in early childhood. As a […]
Word of the Day: servile - showing excessive willingness to serve or please others...... oxford.ly/1FsvLWZ
ICYMI: Word of the Day: kawaii - (in the context of Japanese popular culture) cute oxford.ly/1Hzjl2X
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Word of the Day: kawaii - (in the context of Japanese popular culture) cute... oxford.ly/1Hzjl2X
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