brioche_coverWill it be a hearty "full English," a sophisticated Parisian coffee or a healthy bowl of Swiss muesli? Breakfast has a surprising amount to do with national identity, as Christiane Warmbein explains...

moustache_coverLost in translation: the weird and wonderful idioms from all over Europe which ought to be part of the English language. This time: do you blow on your moustache?

Nonne_im_Kreuzgang_cover In which country does a black cat bring good luck, and where is Tuesday the 13th unlucky? What should you do if you meet a nun first thing in the morning? Čarna Jovanović on superstitions

shakespeare_coverFound in the treasure chests of the English language: useful words, strange phrases, and now Shakespeare's advice: beware the green-eyed monster!

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