Etymology is always an interesting subject. We often don’t give a second thought to the words we use in everyday life, but many of them have fascinating origins and have survived as part of our language for centuries. There are countless examples of words which have unexpected origins and represented very different things in societies and cultures of centuries past. Our language has changed considerably over the years and the original meanings of some of these words are far removed from our modern day usage.
Pulled pork has to be one of the worlds gretatest slow cooked dishes. Here is my take on an American classic. Pulled pork with beetroot slaw.
I love shoes as much as the next girl but my weakness is boots.
Winnie Harlow, or Chantelle Winnie as she is referred to, is a model with Vitiligo. This is a skin condition that causes depigmentation of the skin.
Tart lime, sweet coconut, and rich curd are all nestled in tender crust. One bite and you'll know why these tartlets are an instant summer classic recipe.
It's a wonder we get through the day with all these laptops, phones, tablets etc. Technology isn't cheap, but here are a couple tech upgrades that won't break the bank.
Platonic relationships. Can a man and a woman just be friends, without sex entering into the mix? I asked a number of people from all walks of life -- including a number of relationship and dating experts -- and the responses have been very interesting.
With fall slowly seeping in the thicker clothes have been slowly sneaking into my daily wardrobe.
Have I done my job? I'm about to find out.
The things I am cramming into this last week with my son:
1. How to do laundry.
2. How to put checks in the bank.
3. How to sew a button on a shirt.
4. How to iron without burning his clothes or himself.
Have I forgotten anything? I guess I will find out soon enough.
What if there were a test which could expand a doctor’s view of which diseases might be more likely in an individual patient? Genetics may hold the answers.
The Field of Blackbirds by Thomas Ryan is a thriller about Jeff Bradley, a former New Zealand military man, and his dangerous quest to find a missing friend. Jeff’s business associate Arben has travelled to Kosovo to see into a dispute over his family’s vineyard. Jeff gets a message from his panicked friend, and then…
Let's protest at the polls people. Let's protest at the polls"The Ferguson Police Department," insists Wally, "is what happens when black people don't vote." And despite all that is wrong in Ferguson politics, the fact remains that most brothers and sisters of Ferguson didn't bother to vote. "It's only common sense that people tend to get the type of government they deserve," he'd said.
Run For Your Life: It’s A Singles Event
In case you have been scoffing at the size of tiny comet Churymov-Gerasimenko (AKA the rubber ducky comet) that spacecraft Rosetta has been exploring, here's a nice scale image from Michel, AKA @quark1972 on Twitter.
“You wear your haircut 24/7...It’s the most important part of your outfit,” says notable London barber Brent Pankurst. Men, I know it's scary but it's time for you to commit. It's time to experience the goodness of having a dedicated caretaker of your hair. The days of popping into a any ole random Sport Clips or…
Beautiful and inspiring dorm rooms to guide your vision. If you're going to spend the next 4 years here, you better feel at home.