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Brush up your curling lingo with this beginner’s guide

Curling lingo: stone

Losing the hammer. Blanking an end. Staying in the house. What on earth does it all mean? It can only be one thing… curling lingo. If, like me, you’ve been enjoying watching the British curling teams in action at the

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Heard of hygge, but not sure what it’s all about?

Hygge for cats

Unless you’ve had your head completely buried under the duvet recently, you can’t fail to have noticed that hygge is the mot du jour. Hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-gah’ or ‘hue-gah’) is an integral part of Danish culture, especially during the long, dark,

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28 common Latin phrases you really ought to know

Numerous Latin phrases and abbreviations have endured the test of time to still feature in English today, especially in the field of business and law. Yet many of them are incorrectly used, largely because people don’t always understand their specific purpose and

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