10 UK landscape features that you’ve probably never heard of

Do you know what a meol or a zawn is? How about a gryke or a glyder? Here is a topographical tour of Britain, revealing lesser-known landforms and the right words to describe them

New meanings for old words – part two

Compassion n The feeling of extreme pity that you have for other people who simply don’t realise that you know the right direction to go in and they don’t. Intelligence n The more advanced the microprocessor becomes in your laptop, the more it takes over from you and the more powerless you feel. Discrete vContinue reading “New meanings for old words – part two”

New meanings for old words – the first in a series

mendacity – urban regeneration excommunication – everything you ever said to your partner before you split up lassitude – act like a dog gainsay – talk about your winnings at the casino crackpot – cook with the heat too high deflower – restock the garden