It’s coming up to Red Nose Day, so instead of doing the ‘recommended’ crap of wearing stupid make-up or face-paint (there’s really no point since I rarely go out anywhere) I’ve decided to go with something a little more apt to my particular set of skills. And no, I’m not going to look for you, find you and kill you. This year it’s all about 5000 words. Continue reading “5000 Words”
You’ve heard of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, right? It’s based on the concept that every person on Earth is connected to every other person on Earth through a maximum of six acquaintances. Well, in our house we choose DVDs based on a similar concept – a sort of Six Degrees of DVDs. Continue reading “Six Degrees of DVDs”
恭喜发财 Kung Hei Fat Choi!
In celebration of the Chinese New Year, I’ve decided the next article in my series on English words of foreign origin should focus on Chinese. Continue reading “Kung Hei Fat Choi”