November 29, 2012 Click here for a full portion
Who can tell me what the following sentence’s claim to fame might be? “The seething sea ceaseth and thus the seething sea sufficeth us.” Points if you said that it provides a an example of sibilance – and bonus points if you pointed out that it is onomatopoeic. But its true claim to fame […]
October 5, 2012 Click here for a full portion
Dealing with travel bookings would have been so much easier if I were a mushroom. You see, if Mr Chantrelle booked a plane ticket and turned up with a passport saying “Monsieur Girolle”, check-in staff would not bat an eyelid. Or if “Herr Pfifferling” turned up for the flight instead, they would welcome him with open arms – not only because he’s a fun guy (!) but because despite their different names, these three mushrooms are in fact one and the same delicious thing.