The Creation of Euro-English

OK, I know this story has done the rounds a few times already, but it still makes me smile: “The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of the negotiations, the British Government conceded…

Trivia questions and answers

My friend Alison sent me this list of trivia questions and answers. I did a bit of searching around various sources on the internet to double-check some of the answers, but as you know, the internet doesn’t always tell the truth, with so many sites quoting each other. Anyhow, I hope you enjoy reading through…