Yearbook

Brett Kavanaugh explains yearbook reference ‘FFFFFFFourth Of July’

On Wednesday, Supreme Court candidate Brett Kavanaugh was asked to explain a particular phrase included in his 1983 Georgetown prep school yearbook that had become a talking point over the weekend – “FFFFFFFourth of July.” After Washington attorney Seth Berenzweig acquired Kavanaugh’s phone book from an anonymous source last week and made it public, attorney […]

Handbook

How to do Oktoberfest at best

It’s time for leather pants! We’re planning our annual Oktoberfest outing and it’s all about lederhosen, crowds, Bavarian hospitality and, of course, beer. Oktoberfest, celebrated confusingly mostly in September, is an annual festival like no other. Founded in 1810 to celebrate the wedding of King Louis I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen (that name must […]

Dictionary book

Hangry, guac, zoodles and more food words added to dictionary

In the middle of the afternoon, it’s not uncommon to crave a snack – perhaps guac or a marg happy hour. It turns out that this sentiment is so popular that it was added to the dictionary. The language is constantly evolving and this means that dictionaries often have to take into account new words […]

Guidebook

Every Lonely Planet Guide You Ever Wanted Is Available For Under 80 Cents Each

Prices and availability of the offer may change after the publication date. If foodies turn to Yelp for a new restaurant to try and moviegoers jump on Rotten Tomatoes to find out if a movie is worth watching, travelers often flip the pages of Lonely Planet guides for advice. experts on how to get the […]