Q&A

Who was the last Queen of England?

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Queen Elizabeth I was the last Queen of England. Since her death in 1603 there has only been a Monarch (king or queen) of the United Kingdom.  Her successor was James Stuart of Scotland who became James I of the United Kingdom. James’s…

Mum or Mom?

Do you think Mom is an American word for Mum and that the latter is the correct spelling in England? Think again. The word Mom is widely used in the Midlands. C Parkes sent us the following email: Mom and…