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.
"The first pride was a riot" states this mug, along with the word PRIDE made up of images from the Stonewall era in rainbow colours. Large bone china mug.Height 9cm, diameter 8cm.
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....
Tracking the journey of the ideas of Euclid, Galen and Ptolemy through seven cities and over a thousand years from sixth century Alexandria to the printing presses of Venice, this is a vivid and evocative work of history with a wonderful cast of characters. Hardback,...
Showcasing thirty-five of the many women who have changed the world, spanning over four centuries. Including Cleopatra, Mary Anning, Mary Seacole, Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank, Wangari Maathai, Anna Politkovskaya and Malala Yousafzai. Bone china mug, height 9cm.Dishwasher safe.