Gotten and Trash – American English or Shakespeare?

Shakespeare's English

Hello,   Last weekend marked the anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare in 1564, so today we thought we'd share a whimsical video from the BBC.  It looks at a few of the popular misconceptions about British and American English and reveals some words which are as at home in the plays of  Shakespeare as in…

“Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas”

Today's Friday Food for Thought is from Peg Bracken (1918 - 2007), American author of humorous books on cooking, etiquette and travel, such as The I Hate to Cook Book.   Did you know? December 6th is celebrated as St Nicholas' Day. St Nicholas was a Christian Bishop who was noted for his generosity in helping…