Monthly Archives: June 2011

Smurf porn infiltrates crosswords

Sex! The three-letter word with the power to topple presidents is everywhere. Just ask Errol Naidoo, director of the Family Policy Institute. Naidoo’s knickers got into a knot  when e.tv broadcast The Naked News. I’m not anti-nude, but I think … Continue reading

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Tip for politicians: if your name is slang for a rude body part don’t commit e-dultary

Does his career lie in ruins? (13)* I scratched my head. Could it be just a coincidence that this clue arrived on the eve of the ANC Youth League’s leadership congress? There are no coincidental crossword clues. The answer, I … Continue reading

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Like it or not Facebook needs a Don’t Like button

Like is a flexible word. It can be a noun, verb, adverb, adjective, preposition, particle, conjunction, idiom, interjection or a quotative. But “like” can also come with pimples and a bad attitude. When like is used as a meaningless filler … Continue reading

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How the Marmite(y) has fallen

Marmite is like Julius Malema – it has many loyal fans but it leaves lots of others with a terrible taste. No one is Switzerland. Not even Denmark. Marmite’s catchline is You either love it or hate it. I’m a hater, … Continue reading

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