How many of us have a foot a foot long ?
What are the origins of some of the measurements we use today.
Coca Cola is a ubiquitous and iconic symbol of the U.S. but when & who came up with it?
Every country has it’s own national symbols. The Channel Islands are no different and there’s a surprising array of animals ascribed to each island and their people.
Spectacles … fashion item and indispensable ‘modern’ aid … but they’re far older than you think. Here we look at the origins of specs.
The origins of a selection of some popular English expressions and sayings.