Did you know a noggin was a unit of alcohol? I didn't. Apparently it's 1/4 pint.
I've only ever used the word to mean 'head'. My dictionary doesn't mention that use at all so I'm wondering if anyone else uses it or it's just one of those weird words my family use.
If I was to drink 1/4 pint of the stuff I've got in that glass I'd have a very sore noggin the following morning. (That almost hardly ever happens.)
Those of my followers who live in the US or Canada might like to try this competition to win a copy of Office 2013 and a copy of Stephen Kings 'On Writing' - with all the good parts marked! (Thanks to Marion for telling me about this one)
If you can write a story '
Here's a competition for stories in any genre that's open to anyone and everyone. There's a theme of crime and a prize of £100.
One last thing - there are new stories up on Alfie Dog Fiction, including one of mine.