Archives: September 2012

  1. You say Pajamas, I say Pyjamas!

    You say Pajamas, I say Pyjamas!
    We all know what we mean, but we tend to fall into one spelling camp or the other.  In fact it seems that just about everyone is using a correct spelling of the word ‘pyjamas’.  According to the Oxford English Dictionary both ‘pajamas’ and ‘pyjamas’ are correct spellings and we are told the word derives from a Persian word for...
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  2. Hot Chocolate in Pyjamas

    Hot Chocolate in Pyjamas
    Curl up in your pyjamas with a warming mug of cocoa.  It is now thought that drinking cocoa at bedtime could help stave off memory problems in elderly people, reports The Daily Telegraph.  Cocoa contains high levels of flavonols, which are also found in tea, grapes, red wine and apples.  These are throught to protect brain cells from damage – a...
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  3. Pyjamas for an itchy horse

    Pyjamas for an itchy horse
    It sounds like something you might hear about on April Fools Day, yet this seemingly bizarre pyjama request is 100% true. An animal charity in the West Country appealed for a skilled machinist to make a pair of bespoke pyjamas for an “itchy” horse – and it seems they will get their wish. The horse, named Gracie May, is a...
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  4. Pajama Men hit London

    Pajama Men hit London
    Comedy sensation The Pajama Men are performing in London until 15th September. The crackpot duo from Albuquerque are named after their habitual stage costume of tradition – cotton pyjamas.  Known to their mothers as Mark Chavez and Shenoah Allen, they met in high school in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1993.  They perform a hilarious fast paced character driven comedy comprising...
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