Reconstructing the 1st languag...

Aug 24, 2012 by

Is it possible to recreate the language of Stone Age man, spoken between 30,000 and 100,000 years ago? Some linguists believe it is.

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Corn Flakes

Aug 17, 2012 by

The origins of one of the most famous world brands and something sound on nearly every breakfast table.

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Locks & Keys – How ...

Aug 14, 2012 by

Locks and keys are an everyday part of our lives … how could we secure anything without them ? Here’s some background on their development.

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Ormer Casserole

Aug 10, 2012 by

Ormer is the local name for molluscs found on Guernsey & Jersey shores. This casserole recipe has been around since at least 1673.

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Wordsmith – Test your wo...

Aug 3, 2012 by

Improve and test your wordpower against some 18th- and 19th-century words, still in use today.

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Word Perfect ?

Jul 31, 2012 by

This is a true story from the WordPerfect helpline.

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