By | June 23rd, 2009|Words|

My discovery of the North of England took me to Newcastle this weekend. [...]

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Beyond the pale

By | June 17th, 2009|Idioms|

Here, "pale" isn't the adjective derived from O.Fr. paile, from L. pallidus "pale, [...]

Margaret Gelling

By | June 4th, 2009|Language|

We spent last Saturday walking in Swaledale, in the Yorkshire Dales, starting from [...]