Wiki says via Dutch possibly from Malay, but I like yours better!
The famous Desert Island Discs theme, By the Sleepy Lagoon, was inspired by the view on a warm, still summer evening looking across the “lagoon” from the east beach at Selsey towards Bognor Regis.
LONSDALE t-shirts are popular with the far right in Germany because if you wear them with an open jacket they spell NSDA (Nazi party)
helly Hansen is also apparently a no go with HH an acronym for Heiling that angry guy with the moustache
tho, I have brown skin so I rekon I’m fine with wearing a Helly🤣
One of the many tricks they don’t teach you at school. Learning must be painful!
That led to much conversation at dinner with half the table trying to disprove it,
and failing miserably
If you ever struggle to reconcile numbers if the difference is a multiple of 9 then you’ve likely transposed 2 digits.
The commutative law of multiplication is embedded in the National Curriculum from KS1 and up (e.g. if 4 x 2 = 8 then 2 x 4 = 8) and has been for a long as I remember.
I’ve spent a big chunk of my life teaching 8-11 year-olds and as the person who introduces them to percentages, I can confirm that I definitely teach them that percentages can be reversed in this way. It’s the commutative law again (in this example, 8 x 25 ÷ 100 is the same as 25 x 8 ÷ 100).
So it depends what school you went to (or if you were paying attention in maths lessons )
I was yesterday years old when I discovered Miquel Brown is Sinitta’s mum.
The fire in the Warren House Inn, Devon, has been burning since 1845.
I think we’ve been commenting on that every time we drive by for almost as long. One of those family things.
A friend mentioned it today and had to Google. Impressive!
There can be no more than three Friday the 13ths in a single calendar year.
CDs run at 74 minutes long because that’s the length of Beethoven’s 9th.
50 years ago, only 3 people lived in Cancun.
I don’t hate writing it, but I have never yet written a 5 that I thought looked any good, it’s just a big speed bump when writing.
I think we all have our letters/numbers/symbols that trip us up.
who here can pen a perfect ampersand?