Tag Archives: Whole Wide World

The Anglophile Edition

Codswallop! Goolies! Knackers! Bonce! Snog! Fizzog! Just a few examples of strange words currently in use in Great Britain. Strange as in they are not in common use in the United States. It’s the difference in language and culture that Fraser McAlpine illustrates so well in his new book Stuff Brits Like: A Guide to What’s Great About Great Britain. As lead writer

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Wreckless Eric, Peter James & Syd Matters

“Any fool can have ideas. It’s what you do with them that matters. Ian Dury gave me that gem of advice”. In Part Two of Norman B’s exclusive interview with Wreckless Eric, the man who penned Whole Wide World recalls his early days of being thrust into the limelight and discovering not everyone had an appreciation of culture, like he did. Eric was surprised by the deliberate reverse

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