CRAIG BROWN: Could Boris win the game of thrawns?

CRAIG BROWN: As ye olde words fall into disuse… Could Boris win the game of thrawns? Many charming old words from across the British Isles are, for one reason or another, seldom used nowadays. ‘Hockerty-cockerty’ is, for instance, a Scottish term meaning ‘seated with one’s legs astride another’s shoulders’. In the West Country ‘shrammed’ means ‘freezing cold’ and ‘ferniggle’ means […]

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World’s End serial killer Angus Sinclair dies in jail

World’s End serial killer Angus Sinclair dies in jail aged 73 just days after ‘joining a betting sweep on his death’ having suffered a series of strokes Worlds End murderer Angus Sinclair dies in prison in Scotland aged 73  He killed Christine Eadie and Helen Scott, both 17, in Edinburgh in 1977 Also murdered Mary Gallacher in 1978 and has […]

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Bizarre sex rules of world’s most notorious cult revealed – including how to fantasise about romps with Jesus and hosting mass orgies to celebrate glory of God

David Berg had a number of twisted ideas about sex, often issuing precise instructions to his followers about how sexual activity should be carried out, according to Jo Thornely’s book Zealot. The Children of God cult sprang up in the United States in the 1960s but by 1977 had 130 communities around the world. Followers were encouraged to imagine Jesus […]

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World’s first JET-POWERED Smart car can hit speeds of 220mph

Whacky racer! World’s first JET-POWERED Smart car can hit speeds of 220mph with its fire-breathing turbo engine – and it’s street legal Bill Berg from Colorado built the world’s first jet-powered electric Smart car Jet car has a 2,000 horsepower helicopter engine capable of hitting 220mph Tiny vehicle can shoot flames from the turbo exhaust when it hits top speeds Smart […]

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