The English serial killer Jack the Ripper’s original moniker was the Whitechapel Murderer (after the area in London where his victims were slain) or “Leather Apron.” The name Jack the Ripper came from a letter to the local police, made famous in the newspapers. Though many believe that letter was not from the real JackContinue reading “Fun Fact: The Original Name of Jack the Ripper”
While Saint George was a popular saint in English culture for centuries, it was until the reign of the German-born King George I of Great Britain when it became a popular name amongst the commoners to name their children.
One of the television series I’ve been watching recently is Outlander. I’ve heard about it for years but I ignored it for quite a number of seasons. Now that the whole series is basically on Netflix now, I can actually watch it without subscribing to Starz. I’ve enjoyed it so far, but what did IContinue reading “Outlander (TV Series) Season 3 Review”
The English word mistake comes from the Old Norse word mistaka meaning “take in error” in modern English.
The English word legend comes ultimately from the Latin word legere meaning “read.”