Forty-Eight lost or 'misplaced' Old English words collected by linguist and historian Jeffrey Kacirk feature on these Knowledge Cards, with a translation or explanation on the reverse. Find out what a quacksalver was or whether anyone you know is forswunke. A fascinating glimpse into our linguistic heritage and the origins of modern-day expressions.
A mere four years before the outbreak of World War One, nine sovereigns of Europe gathered in London for the funeral of Edward VII. By 1914, one had been assassinated and another four had been deposed. This t-shirt features a photograph from this rare meeting....
A classic 'top trumps'-style card game - of the world's deadliest diseases. Play one disease against another and try to trump your opponents card in terms of fatality rate, incubation period and so on. 30 cards plus instructions in a neat box.
A collection of illustrations of paleolithic flint hand tools are printed onto this t-shirt - hand axes, scrapers and points. These remarkable and versatile tools were used for a huge variety of tasks including cutting wood, scraping hides and butchering. Printed in subtle flinty colours...
A pocket-sized tin of portable confidence from The Unemployed Philosopher's Guild. Contains approx 60 peppermints. Tin measures 4.5 x 4.5 x 1.5cm.