Posts in "General & Miscellaneous"

Trick or Treat?

26 October 2105   Trick or Treat?   Hold on, man. We don’t go anywhere with “scary,” “spooky,” “haunted,” or “forbidden” in the title. ~From Scooby-Doo Hello again listeners. Following on from my recent post about the term ‘Fall’ (autumn) here… Continue reading

At the hustings

02/05/2015 Well the general election of 2015 is almost upon us so with all the electioneering going on around us it’s a timely opportunity to do a little exploration of the word ‘husting’ as in ‘At the hustings’. A husting can… Continue reading

Lorem Ipsum

  How scrambled Cicero became the typesetting standard Not having had the opportunity to learn Latin of any kind at school, the first time I came across Lorem Ipsum as mock text in computer publishing programs I assumed it was… Continue reading