Unexplained Poems Found In British Grocery Store

When we lived in Edinburgh, we paid our local Tesco supermarket weekly visits. So, I can easily imagine how surprised I’d feel if I chanced upon one of the mystery poems that Metro UK recently shared. In the bakery aisle of a Coventry Tesco, a vigilante...

The 7 Best Literary Hoaxes

To celebrate April Fools’ Day, I’ve dug up my favorite literary hoaxes of all time, courtesy of Huffington Post and Atlas Obscura. 1. Jean-Baptiste Botul In February 2010, the famous French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy was duped by a fake 20th-century...

Can You Help Eddie?

Who is Eddie, you might ask? Truth be told, I have no idea. Mary Natalie has been babbling away for a couple of months now, but these past days has been fixated on a single word: Eddie. Which is a bit disappointing, as her very first word was Daddy. You can imagine my...

Merry Christmas, or my 3 Nuggets of Wisdom

Once again, Christmas is upon us, and I realize this is the third time I celebrate it with you, my online friends. As a small thank-you, I’ll offer you three nuggets of wisdom. No, not from three wise men, but from yours truly, to put you in the...

Washington Post’s Neologisms

According to a meme that’s been going around, the Washington Post has published the winning submissions to its annual neologisms contests, in which readers are asked to supply alternative meanings for common words. Seeing how much you all enjoyed my post...