Asda delivery drivers helping lonely people with three simple words

Asda delivery drivers helping lonely people with three simple words

Asda deliverers will combat pandemic loneliness by wearing badges to encourage customers to talk when receiving their groceries. The initiative is backed by the Royal Volunteer Service (RVS), a charity that provides support and companionship, with delivery drivers becoming a key point of contact for…

These were the Yorkshire Ripper's last words before before his death

These were the Yorkshire Ripper's last words before before his death

Peter Sutcliffe, who terrorized Yorkshire in the 1970s and 1980s, was haunted by thoughts of his death during his last days, it has emerged. The Yorkshire Ripper killed at least 13 women and attacked many more, but when he died on Friday, his thoughts were…

Dictionaries pick COVID-related terms as top words of the year

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Article content With several countries facing life in a pandemic, it’s no surprise that lexiconographers from two of the world’s leading institutions have chosen COVID-related words to sum up 2020. Last week, Great Britain Collins English Dictionary named “lockdown” as the word of the year….

New lockdown words added to dictionary include crafternoon and oobleck

New lockdown words added to dictionary include crafternoon and oobleck

Lockdown changed the world as we know it, and now it has changed the dictionary, with a batch of new words, definitions and phrases added to the official book thanks to the events of 2020. The Oxford English Dictionary has just revealed its September 2020…

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