England

It’s Time to Debunk the Churchill Myth
January 16, 2015

His achievements came in spite of, not because of, his parti­cular character.

The Timeless Charm of Lauren Bacall
September 19, 2014

A feminist before there was feminism.

When 'Mistress' Meant 'Mrs.' and 'Miss' Meant 'Prostitute'
The weird history of the female title
September 12, 2014

In the 18th century, ‘Mrs.’ was more likely to indicate a businesswoman than a married woman.

It Is Our Duty to Practice Harsh Criticism
A literary manifesto for the ages
September 10, 2014

A literary manifesto for the ages.

A Scottish Writer Explains Why He's Voting for Independence
September 05, 2014

No, we don't hate the English. We just want to elect our own government.

This Is the Team That Actually Invented Total Football
They did it in stadium known as Wankdorf (some things a nine-year-old doesn't forget)
June 11, 2014

They did it in stadium known as Wankdorf (some things a nine-year-old doesn't forget). 

Do U.S. Soccer Fans Steal Europe's Customs? Damn Right We Do!
A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.
June 06, 2014

A British writer calls American soccer fans “derivative, excessive and utterly ridiculous.” Those same adjectives apply to his essay.

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