WHY IS 0 POINTS IN TENNIS CALLED ‘LOVE’?

There are a couple of theories as to why we use the word “love” to mean 0 points in Tennis. Here are the two most convincing: 1) By far the most popular theory is that the word ‘love’ comes from the French word ‘l’oeuf’ which means egg. This is because the number 0 looks kind…

COFFEE IS GOOD FOR YOU

Coffee is good for you finally! A new study in Korea has found that people who drink 3-5 cups of coffee a day are less likely to have heart disease. The study showed that coffee drinkers have cleaner arteries than those who do not drink coffee. The study involved over 25,000 people, both male and…

TOWER FROM SPAIN

This news is from Spain. An event is held there every two years. It is a sporting event. It is the Human Towers Competition. This year’s event is the 26th. The sport is a Spanish tradition. It is more than 216 years old. There are many teams at the competition. They build towers. They must…

Poor people

Poor people. A wealthy family man took his son on a trip to the country, so he could have his son see how poor country people live. They stayed one day and one night in the home of a very humble farmer. At the end of the trip, and when they were back home, the…

A drummer

A drummer, sick of all the drummer jokes, decides to change his instrument. After some thought, he decides on the accordion. So he goes to the music store and says to the owner, “I’d like to look at the accordions, please.” The owner gestures to a shelf in the corner and says, “All our accordions…

Plain English

Plain English The man told his doctor that he wasn’t able to do all the things around the house that he used to do. When the examination was complete, he said, “Now, Doc, I can take it. Tell me in plain English what is wrong with me.” “Well, in plain English,” the doctor replied, “You’re…