David Crystal

An Almost Complete List of Every Word We've Ever Used to Mean 'Drunk'
From 'cup-shot' to 'rat-arsed'
August 24, 2014

From "cup-shot" to "rat-arsed."

The History of "Sweetie" and 8 Other Old-Fashioned Terms of Endearment
August 20, 2014

Some of the weirdest, most fascinating terms of endearment from history. ("My dear little bag-pudding!")