If you enjoy watching television programs that deal with the law, you have a good idea of what a courtroom looks like. It’s relatively easy to spot the lawyers, due to their […]
Wearing the Crown Brings Some Unusual Rights
Historically, royalty carries with it inherent aspects of sovereignty, power, and might. To wear the crown is to have the ability to yell, “Off with their heads!” and have the command carried […]
Take a Journey on the Road that Disappears Twice a Day
If you want to drive from Beauvoir-sur-Mer to Barbâtre on the western coast of France, you have a couple of options. You can go southwest on Route D22 to La Barre-de-Monts and […]
What’s the Difference Between Great Britain and the United Kingdom?
Have you ever wondered how you are supposed to refer to that nation that is home to Queen Elizabeth II? Are you supposed to call it England? Great Britain? The United Kingdom? […]
Rhymes With Orange
It is commonly said that no word in the English language rhymes with orange. This amuses the people in Wales who live near the hill named Blorenge.
English: No Suspicious Alien Activity Here! Welsh: Oes estron weithgaredd amheus yma! Klingon: pagh pIH nov activity naDev!
When Welsh Assembly Member Darren Millar asked Economy Minister Edwina Hart about unidentified flying objects, he got a surprising answer. The official response from the Welsh Government was, “jang vIDa je due […]
The Name is Bigger than The Village
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch is the longest village name in the world (and third longest geographical name). it is located in Wales, and yes there are four l’s in a row!
It Must Be a Pain Addressing Letters to This Address
Ffordd Ffriddoedd Ffriddoedd Road is located in the settlement of Bangor in Wales. source