STOUT has become a quintessentially Irish thing, which is a bit strange considering 'porter' is thought to have originated in London in the 18th century as convalescing beverage for the city's street and river porters. But when a certain Mr Guinness, while living in the English … [Read more...] about Craft Beer: Boundary’s Means To An End melds Irish, English and monkish
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JACKSONVILLE ended a 10-year play-off drought as they reached the post-season for the first time since 2007.SunSport casts an eye over the team from northern Florida with a mean defence.SEASON SUMMARYIt looked like another season of mediocrity for Jacksonville despite all the … [Read more...] about Jacksonville Jaguars profile: Doug Marrone’s mean defence hoping to power Jags to their first ever Super Bowl
ROBERT Burns’ poem Auld Lang Syne will always be linked with New Year's.Singing the song around midnight has become a much-loved tradition in Scotland and is an important part of Hogmanay celebrations.Pictures of people with their arms crossed, holding hands while singing … [Read more...] about What are the words to Auld Lang Syne, when did Robert Burns write it and what is the song’s meaning?
WHEN a situation gets heated and passions run high, it can be hard to hold back from using “highly charged” language.Whether it’s for emphasis or to shock or because no other word quite hits the spot, sometimes the use of a swear word can really add some extra … [Read more...] about Countdown’s Susie Dent gets naughty explaining the origins of swear words like c***, f*** and s***