Posts Tagged ‘english’

CDC Adds Declining Math, English Scores To List Of COVID Symptoms

ATLANTA, GA — After extensive research, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the declining math and English scores of American students were being added to its list of COVID-19 symptoms. Source

King Charles I: The Only English Monarch Executed for Treason

Quite a few European monarchs met their fates at the end of an executioner’s axe. One of the most famous examples is King Charles I of England, sentenced to death for treason. Unlike many executions of the time, Charles’s execution went smoothly. Most interestingly, Charles’ execution bolstered rather than damaged his reputation because of the […]

Rare Roman Navy Anchor Recovered Off English Coast

Since 2019 maritime archaeologists exploring the sea floor below an offshore wind farm in the North Sea have discovered many ancient artifacts.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

Migrant Armada: English Channel Boat Migrant Numbers Cross 30,000

The number of illegal migrants arriving in the United Kingdom after crossing the English Channel by boat has now surpassed 30,000. The 30,000 threshold was broken on Thursday according to figures from the Home Office, the government department with broad responsibility for policing, national security, and border control. Led until recently by Priti Patel MP, […]

Control Freak Losers Who Can Spell Adulterated yankee English

Every now and then some loser will try to take me to task because I can not spell adulterated yankee English. Got an Email. Looking at your index I note that you have twice spelled ‘speech’ as ‘speach’ .It jars on the eye a tad and detracts from otherwise sensible points. I share your contempt […]

Quebec Election: Legault Sorry for English Content on His Party’s Website

Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault says he regrets that English-language content was published on his party’s website. Campaigning ahead of the Oct. 3 provincial election, Legault told reporters in the Montreal suburb of Longueuil today that he intervened personally to have the content removed. The party had published an English version of a document […]

English football clubs flaunt financial power in €2bn transfer spree

A record spending spree by Premier League clubs in the summer transfer market passed more than €2.2 billion.

Egyptian Mummy’s Head Discovered In English Attic Scanned

Archaeologists and hospital staff in England have been working together.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

BBC says there’s a Problem with English Female Football Team Being White

A BBC Sports presenter introduced a bizarre segment which expressed concern about the English female football team comprising of players who are all white. Yes, really. The presenter praised the team for securing an 8-0 victory against Norway to book their place in the quarter finals of the women’s Euro 2022 tournament. However, she then […]

Algeria to start teaching English language at primary school level

Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, has instructed that teaching English starts at primary school level, for the first time in the country's history. This came during a cabinet meeting chaired by Tebboune in Algiers, during which he discussed the country's education programs, according to a statement by the cabinet, reported by Sputnik. The statement said the […]

Divers Find Famous Lost HMS Gloucester Shipwreck off the English Coast

The Gloucester was a 17th century warship that sunk to the bottom of the sea 340 years ago off the coast of Norfolk in the United Kingdom, with over well over 100 passengers dying.  Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology History Important Events Read Later 

ACH (1747) Mallificus Scott And Paul English – The Limeys #65 – Speak Free Radio

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1747) Mallificus Scott And Paul English – The Limeys #65 – Speak Free Radio Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on April 4 2022, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-hosts Mallificus Scott and Paul English […]

The English Banking System – National Monetary Commission – 1910

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English Benedictine Monk Describes Ball Lightning in 1195 AD Text!

A pair of academics from Durham University in the United Kingdom have discovered an 827-year-old reference to an unusual weather-related phenomenon in an obscure medieval English text. While scrutinizing the monastery chronicles of a 12th century Benedictine monk named Gervase, who was assigned to the Christ Church Cathedral Priory in Canterbury, physicist Brian Tanner and […]

English Channel migrant crossings treble to a record 28,000

The number of people illegally crossing the English Channel more than trebled in 2021 to reach a record high of more than 28,000. At least 28,395 migrants reached the English coast in small boats in 2021, according to a tally by the PA news agency. That is a significant increase on the previous year, when […]

A year since Brexit: English winemakers get creative to beat ‘nightmare’ labour shortages

It wasn’t just the wettest summer in decades and biting spring frosts that England’s burgeoning sparkling wine industry had to deal with this year. Brexit has also cast a long shadow, whether it’s labour shortages, missing shipments or bureaucratic headaches. The lack of staff has hit hard: winemakers say for the first time they have […]

English-Greek Man Needs Diaspora’s Help to Fight Leukemia

Leukemia patient Alex Nicholson of the UK needs help in finding a bone marrow donor for needed stem cell treatment to fight his leukemia. He is hoping to find a match among the Greek diaspora around the world. Photo courtesy Alex Nicholson Alex Nicholson, a 24-year-old man of Greek and English heritage, needs help now […]

Misogyny at its best in CBSE English paper

Passage blames ‘feminist revolt’ for teenage indiscipline. Content of a reading comprehension passage in a CBSE’s Class 10 English examination, held on Friday: “What people were slow to observe was that the emancipation of the wife destroyed the parents authority over the children… In bringing the man down from his pedestal the wife and mother […]

Clean-up project to begin on English Graveyard in southwestern Iran

Clean-up project to begin on English Graveyard in southwestern Iran – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – A clean-up project is planned to be commenced on the English Graveyard in the southwestern Bushehr province, the deputy provincial tourism chief has announced.  Preservation of historical monuments is a priority, which is why the main tombstones of the cemetery have […]

More Migrants Cross English Channel After 27 Drowned

More people have reached the British shore on Thursday after the deadliest day for migrants in the English channel. Downing Street said it illustrated the need to step up the work to dismantle the human trafficking trade between the UK and France. French President Emmanuel Macron said he will ask the UK to provide “extra […]

Migrant Boat Capsizes In English Channel; At Least 31 Dead

PARIS (AP) — At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France’s interior minister called the biggest tragedy involving migrants on the dangerous crossing to date. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said 34 people were believed to have been on the boat. Authorities found 31 […]

Silver Coin from Henry VII’s Reign is Oldest English Coin Found in Canada

Newfoundland is a large island off the east coast of Canada. Recently archaeologists discovered a silver coin there which was minted during the reign of the first monarch of the House of Tudor, Henry VII. This is likely to be the oldest English coin ever found in Canada, if not the entire continent of North […]

English Guitar Music of the 20th Century

From Brilliant Classics These pieces for solo guitar by Scott, Berkeley, Britten and Walton have left a permanent mark on the guitaristic landscape, expanding it to territory then unfamiliar in the prevailing aesthetic canon of Segovia. If the 20th century was the golden age in which the guitar repertoire rose to the level of that […]

How Did it All Begin? The Rich Origins of the English Language

Language is a universal tool for every person in this world. It is the connecting link between nations, ethnicities, and people sharing a common background. The world of language is colorful and diverse and provides a glimpse into the very origins of humanity and civilizations. But languages from across the globe are all unique and […]

Egyptian Sphinx Statues Found In English Garden Fetch £200,000

A pair of 5,000-year-old Egyptian sphinx statues have sold for just under £200,000 ($270000) at auction. The owner was “shocked” having paid only £300 ($407) for the “garden ornaments”. Sphinxes are mythical creatures from the Ancient Egyptian religious imaginarium. Illustrated in arts with the head of a human, falcon, cat or a sheep, sphinxes all […]

Sportswashing at Tyneside: Saudi Arabia moves into English Football

The recent acquisition of the Newcastle United football club by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, along with financier Amanda Staveley and the billionaire Reuben brothers, was a source of much excitement for some former players.  Old boy Alan Shearer did little to conceal it.  “We can dare to hope again,” he rejoiced. In The Guardian, […]

Auschwitz Barracks Defaced With Graffiti In English And German

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Police and prosecutors in southern Poland are investigating graffiti in English and German that appeared on multiple buildings at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum, the site of the former Nazi German death camp. A security guard found the graffiti Tuesday sprayed on nine wooden barracks in an area where there is no closed-circuit […]

What English Has Done To India And The World?

By October 5, 2021 English language life in India is 204 years. For the last few years the celebration of Indian English Day on that day is catching up. Ever since the first English medium school started in the then Calcutta in 1817 on October 5, India never allowed that language to die. It has […]

Jute Cemetery Find Yields Evidence of 5th Century English Origins

Archaeologists in England are calling their discovery “one of the most important” for decades. The ancient cemetery didn’t only date back to the Neolithic period, but it held the bodies of 40 men, women and children from two periods of English history, including the bodies of the first English speaking people in Britain. English origins […]

‘Absolute Garbage’: Education Minister on Academic’s Call to Rename English

Australian Education Minister Alan Tudge has called an academic’s proposal to rename English to “Language Arts” absolute nonsense. University of Melbourne senior lecturer Melitta Hogarth told a conference for the Australian Association for the Teaching of English that she believed using the name English was an “act of assimilation,” reported The Courier-Mail. Hogarth, an Indigenous […]

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