Idiom of the Day
to act like a king or queen among his or her subjects
Our manager always acts like he is holding court when I see him in his office.
Strangest New Years Traditions
Dinner for one Germany
This old British comedy sketch, about a lonely 90th birthday dinner, has been inexplicably embraced by Germans, and is broadcast in many homes during new year festivities. It is up to the butler, James, to play the role of Miss Sophies departed friends, getting more and more drunk as he does so.