Tuesday, 21 November 2017 10:56

1001 Reasons Why

To “kick the bucket” is still used as an English-language slang term meaning “to die”. Its origins can be traced back to medieval times when large animals were slaughtered suspended over buckets to catch their blood. Often, in its death throes, the beast would kick over the bucket with a dangling, convulsing leg.

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Monday, 21 December 2015 07:48

Jingle Bells and Books

Because it’s that time of the year when a lot of minds become gift-focused, we’d like to present a few items from the print trade that may hit the mark.

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