People once thought that Guinness was very healthy. If you're planning to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day down at the pub this week, you should remember that how much you drink can make a big difference. Learn about claims about beer and health and look more closely the phrase "used to" in our quiz.
The poor girl selling mussels from the Irish Sea on the streets of Dublin is legendary. Her story is a reminder of Ireland's deep connection to the sea. In celebration of St. Patrick's Day this week, listen to this famous Irish song and study sea-related idioms.
How well do you know the forms of English spoken around the world? JOANNA WESTCOMBE has a quiz for you on the
global spread of English and its regional differences, all the way from Canada to Hong Kong.