Shakespeare versus the Americans

The English language contains hundreds, possibly thousands of old and a few new expressions that often confuse people who speak English as a second language and at times, even confuse the people who claim to speak the Queens English including our American cousins who we know speak their own variety of English. Although we refer to … Continue reading Shakespeare versus the Americans

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The ship that God sank

The 15th of April, 2019 is the one hundred and seventh anniversary of the mid-Atlantic sinking, with great loss of life, of an 'unsinkable' ocean liner, that one crewman had claimed; "God himself could not sink." Surprisingly, most British and American people still remember that ship and know quite a lot about her, it's in … Continue reading The ship that God sank