Where does the word ‘litterbug’ come from?
'Hanky-panky' used to mean something quite different
The expression 'toy boy' is older than many people think
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‘The True Wheel’ is one of Brian Eno’s most mysterious songs
Tony Barrell remembers the days before the internet
So many people are 'over the moon' these days. How did that start?
Where does the phrase 'hunky dory' come from?
Where on earth does the phrase ‘Planet Zog’ come from?
Tony Barrell celebrates the Bowie song ‘Everyone Says Hi’