Month: May 2010

The Crypt, Euston Road, London

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7 things about UK general elections I did not know last week

Until this election, the Green party had no seats in the UK parliament. The word 'gerrymander' (to modify a constituency's boundary deliberately) comes from Elbridge Gerry who redrew Massachusetts' electoral boundaries to include a salamander-shaped constituency (Gerry + (sala)mander). Members

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Poll: who will you vote for on Thursday?

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7 things I did not know last week

International orange is a colour used to set things (like the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco) apart from their surroundings. You can open a beer bottle with a napkin. British politician Peter Mandelson is gay. I thought ‘Mandy’ was

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