Dictionary of Difficult Words


Update: Site no longer functions – no way back machine link as it wasn’t good anyway

Pretty sure this site quietly died. So in it’s place I’d recommend the Oxford Dictionary of Difficult words.

Available (of course) from Amazon:

The original site I reviewed on StumbleUpon wasn’t that good as it didn’t have disestablishmentarianism or antidisestablishmentarianism.

The Black Watch – Royal Highland Regiment


‘Watch and Pray’ – The motto of the Black Watch Regiment has never been more appropriate.
Whatever your views about the conflict in Iraq I hope you will join with me and wish these brave British soldiers the best as they fight Bush and Blair’s war.

As their Commanding Officer said on the BBC recently that they had beaten Napoleon and Hitler and their reputation was built on sucess so they are more than equal to the task.