BRIT-speak 7


Here’s the seventh  instalment from “The Best of British.” I’ve heard maybe a handful of these terms my entire life. No wonder my friends across the pond chuckle at me; we essentially speak the same the same language but geography has played a big part in the diversity there is between the two counties. Enjoy! 

  • Mutt’s nuts – If something is described as being “the Mutt’s” then you’ll know it is fantastic or excellent. “The Mutt’s” is short for “The Mutt’s nuts” which is clearly another way of saying the “Dog’s Bollocks”! All clear now? Read more

The Boston Massacre: 1770


On the cold, snowy night of March 5, 1770, a mob of American colonists gathers at the Customs House in Boston and begins taunting the British soldiers guarding the building. The protesters, who called themselves Patriots, were protesting the occupation of their city by British troops, who were sent to Boston in 1768 to enforce unpopular taxation measures passed by a British parliament that lacked American representation. Read more

US Gov’t in Caricatures & Portraits


I’ve found a great website, (flickr)  with over 500 caricatures and portraits of the current US Administration &  Co. Here are a few of my favorites. The link to DonkeyHotey’s  flickr page follows this gallery. Enjoy!

Here’s the link to flickr, Enjoy!

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