How much of what we say to others really means the same thing? Virtually everyone knows the underlying pragmatics to our phrases, but if you defy them you'll be told you're wrong (even though you're not...but that's the aim of the game.) Us Brits love a good language muck up with one another, but inevitably … Continue reading How to Read British People’s Minds
When Celebs Look Like Their Cars
I chortled when I saw a dog with the same curly hair as my mum’s. It’d bring many a grin to my face if I saw her walking a dog that was her spitting image but in the canine form. But you know, it’s not that strange a concept. We as humans do love a … Continue reading When Celebs Look Like Their Cars
Just One Diletto, Give it to Me!
It’s pretty damn obvious we didn’t get on this planet through Stork delivery in a knapsack, right? Anyone who thinks otherwise, well, you may want to ask your friends Santa and the Tooth Fairy their thoughts on the situation… I digress. When I decided to watch some educational TV, I thought that the History channel … Continue reading Just One Diletto, Give it to Me!
Stupid is, As Stupid Does
Ironically, this coined expression from “Forrest Gump” is a very accurate one: People are considered to be whatever the outcome is of their actions. Therefore, if a person does or says "stupid" things, they are to be considered stupid. If anyone has been reading the news lately, then you may have noticed a trend that encourages, … Continue reading Stupid is, As Stupid Does
Top 5 Minging Motors
Top 5 Minging Motors (Not in the world, or the year, or decade, or forever…just according to me…right now) 5: The Daihatsu Copen We’re talking the 1st gen, 660cc Japanese roadster. The 2nd generation has upped its game after it manufactured this sardine tin on wheels. With its not so thrilling 0-60 in 11.7 seconds, … Continue reading Top 5 Minging Motors
10 Nightmare Scenarios That’ll Make You Think Twice Before Going on Holiday
“Mosquitoes prefer to bite people who have just eaten a banana or have smelly feet.” This fact, taken from UberFacts twitter page, got me thinking. A) When I go somewhere insanely hot and get sweaty, I must remember to bring foot spray with me B) I am so glad I rarely eat bananas and C) … Continue reading 10 Nightmare Scenarios That’ll Make You Think Twice Before Going on Holiday
There’s a Reason They Call it a “Killer Bod”…
So, I start my day by ogling new BareMineral lipsticks online, thanks to my wonderful email system which is stacked with a plethora of "Look! 20% off!" or "Look pretty in pink this sprummer!" emails. Sprummer. What kind of neologism is "sprummer"? It is kooky, so I like it. But, I digress. These naughty emails … Continue reading There’s a Reason They Call it a “Killer Bod”…
What Grinds My Gears (The Bad Driver Edition)
It’s a crisp winter morning. One of which is enticing to a driver, so they can take their car out for its daily “stroll”. Like a dog, a car must be driven to make sure it remains a happy vehicle. Also like a dog, to a petrol-head, it is your best friend. However, when on … Continue reading What Grinds My Gears (The Bad Driver Edition)