Category: History & Culture

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When cultures clash

They called it an honour killing.  The judge begged to differ: Mr. Justice Robert Maranger of Superior Court was unmoved.  Their crimes stemmed from “a sick notion of honour that has absolutely no place in any civilized society,” he told…

This is your captain speaking

You saw that survey about most people feeling more secure with a southern English accent in the pilot’s seat and a Scottish accent came second? Scots came second?  Never mind, let’s move on.  How would you feel if you had…