Past Events

On June 9, 2008 at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Toronto, lexicographer Katherine Barber (also a chorister at the church) presented a light-hearted talk entitled Six Words You Never Knew Had Something to Do With Pigs, which is also the name of her 2006 book. Subtitled “A History of the English Language in 35 Minutes,” the event raised funds for St. Thomas’ Out of the Heat program.

Read the feature report on Katherine's talk in The Anglican Journal issue archives.

In the June 2009 issue of The Anglican Journal, it was announced that this feature article, written by Julia Armstrong of St. Thomas's, received an award of merit from the Associated Church Press  at its May 2009 convention in Indianapolis.