Star Signs

What Is The Origin Of Star Signs?


What Do Apostrophes In Names Stand For?

Parental Advisory

Why Is A Swear Word A Swear Word?


Do Shakespeare's Books Still Make Him Money?


How Did The 'Big Cheese' Nickname Start?

Latin America

Why Is South America Called Latin America?

The Home Counties

Why Are The Home Counties Called The Home Counties?

Saint Peter

Where Did The Expression For Pete’s Sake Come From?

Throwing a paddy

Why Do We Throw a ‘Paddy’?

Chinese book

How Do The Chinese Run A Library?

Unbroken Duck

What Does Breaking Your Duck Mean?


Why Is A Baby’s First Word Mum Or Dad?

Paint palette

Why Are Some Surnames Colours?