A Vietnamese-Australian man by the name of Phuc Dat Bich cannot understand why people laugh at his name and why Facebook keeps blocking his account. Of course, what he doesn’t get is what the name sounds like when read phonetically.
New York -
Men will eat bigger meals when they are dining with women than they do when eating out with other men. The psychology at play seems to relate to men trying to impress women with their voracious appetite.
San Francisco -
Pioneering topless performer Carol Doda, who sang, danced and stripped at a San Francisco nightclub that used a giant neon likeness of her to illuminate its doorway, died Wednesday at 78.
Some of us may wish for a little more solitude in our lives but being shut away alone in a room, with no food or water, for 23 days? No. Not for me and surely not for you. It was, however, the fate of a cat in North Vancouver.
The English language continually evolves, with some words rendered archaic and new words adopted. For 2015, Collins Dictionary has included several words that are, apparently, becoming commonplace.