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Q is for… Quack

Have you ever wondered where the term quack, meaning an unprofessional or unqualified doctor, came from?  There are a couple of theories, but I like the version that says it […]

Stiff Upper Lip

The Venice tourist shops overflow with gawdy masks of all shapes and sizes. Every now and then, though, you ‘ll come across a store or workshop producing the sort of […]
Stiff Upper Lip