Culture

At the local Asian store

There is the most amazing Asian store near where I live. It is packed with everything from food to party items, from clothes to beauty products. I was thrilled to see stationery spelled correctly here. Many native speakers do not… Read More ›

Spotted Richard

I see the House of Commons has changed the name of their Spotted Dick to Spotted Richard, in order to avoid embarrassing people. The etymology of Spotted Dick Whilst the first part of the name is self-apparent – the dessert… Read More ›