“Dong Thap’s House of Love Proves Popular Attraction,” screams the headline. This isn’t the front page of a bawdy magazine; it’s an item on a Vietnamese news-agency website.
Figuring out the story of human origins is like assembling a huge, complicated jigsaw puzzle that has lost most of its pieces. Many will never be found, and those that do turn up are sometimes hard to place.
Easy tip number one, if you want to talk like a pirate: Add “me hearties” to the end of any sentence. The meaning is simple — “my friends, my mates” — said John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur, before offering as way of example, “Turn your head and cough, me hearties
Will Shortz is to puzzles what Oprah is to books an endorsement by the New York Times crossword editor is as good as gold. He helped popularize Sudoku in the U.S.