Pull up a chair

We spend a great deal of our lives sitting down, whether driving, eating or reading because it’s very hard to do these things standing up.

Fortunately, there are many different types of seats to sit on. In the kitchen, there’s a kitchen chair or backless stool. In the dining room, there’s the dining chair, or [more…]

What’s in a middle name?


We sometimes ask for a person’s middle name in a crossword clue, although we usually choose a well-known one, unless we’re feeling very cruel.

We have middle names for various reasons. A person may be given a middle name to distinguish them from other people with the same first name and surname, especially a father [more…]

12 Fun Facts this Christmas

Brace your elves, as we’ve compiled 12 of the most fun facts about Christmas.

So put on your favourite Christmas tunes, grab a cuppa and discover something new about the festive season!

1. Xmas Xplanation
There is a common misconception that the word Xmas stems from a secular attempt to remove the religious tradition from Christmas [more…]