According to The Cunning Linguist: “The English language is known for its richness and inventiveness. Well, I’m not impressed. Where’s the term for ‘a person who annoyingly laughs at non-funny things,’ ‘someone who’s always butt dialing you,’ or ’something that comes back to bite you in the a***’? I’ve solved that pressing problem. You’re welcome. If you like punny portmanteaus, there’s plenty more where these came from! If you don’t mind the odd sex joke. If that sounds like you, go to my Instagram. I also take requests!” Continue reading »
Sam the Dog has gone where no stuffed animal has gone before — into the stratosphere. Continue reading »
According to Wikipedia, The English language was first introduced to the Americas by British colonization, beginning in 1607 in Jamestown, Virginia. Similarly, the language spread to numerous other parts of the world as a result of British trade and colonization elsewhere and the spread of the former British Empire, which, by 1921, held sway over a population of 470–570 million people, approximately a quarter of the world’s population at that time. Continue reading »
Ed Manders makes final adjustments to lighting artist Bruce Munro’s latest installation ‘Field of Light’ in the grounds of the Holbourne Musuem on November 23 in Bath, England. (Matt Cardy / Getty Images) Continue reading »
Xue Shengli, the English mahjong designer shows his homemade mahjong tiles, Sept 25, 2011. (CFP) Continue reading »
Gardener Peter Glazebrook poses for photographers with his world record breaking onion at The Harrogate Autumn Flower Show on September 16 in Harrogate, England. Peter Glazebrook from Newark, Nottinghamshire claimed a Guinness World Record with his giant onion weighing 8.150kg. (Christopher Furlong / Getty Images)
Top Pearsy’s Harry potter corn maze, which he calls “Maize Maze,” in York, England, on July 11. (Bethany Clarke / Getty Images) Zoom.