Many of the widely different breeds of terrier may be found as clues in our crosswords. They were mostly developed in Britain and Ireland to control rats, rabbits and foxes. The name terrier comes from the Latin word terra ‘earth’ because they dig into the earth after their prey. It’s no [more…]
Congratulations to Margaret Postmus, winner of last month’s Enigma online crossword competition. Margaret will receive a $100 Prize Cheque, courtesy of Lovatts Crosswords & Puzzles.
Australia, New Zealand and Britain are among the highest producers of sheep meat. Sheep farming goes back to around 10,000 BC, when wild mouflon were domesticated in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq). The Bible tells us that wealth was measured in flocks. The king of Israel taxed his subjects according to the [more…]
Congratulations to Neville Gibson, winner of last month’s Enigma online crossword competition. Neville will receive a $100 Prize Cheque, courtesy of Lovatts Crosswords & Puzzles.