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Cryptic crossword 1a Demon skill to communicate(6) 8a Country to warn off lawyer(6) 7d Say something below small mountain(5) 13d Apart, as beneath(7) 16d Fight when bra being used?(4-2) 20a Perches up...
I opened Google search this morning and they are doing a wonderful Google Maps on the Pyramids, if anyone is interested?
My husband claims that his father was a bank clerk who fought in a Heavy Artillery unit in WW2 composed solely of bank clerks. They were in North Africa first, then Italy. Does anyone know if this is...
Can anyone tell me the dates these were printed ? I suspect early 20th century. Many thanks ! P
This isn't a 'do my homework' query, it's a response to Stuey suggesting the History section is bunk. What intrigues me is that there's plenty of info about the sequence of events that led to the...
Was this brought on by England putting 'blocks on Scottish trade and shipping?
...is it really important:)
I've watched one of my favourite WW2 movies today 'The Enemy Below'. I know it's over-romanticised but I have a question - when German survivors were picked up in the Atlantic by either US or British...
Any interesting facts about the plague in 1348????
I live in S Yorks near to an old drover/pack horse/ salt road crossing the Pennines. At the side of the road are several circular shaped enclosures about 30 m diameter bounded by a dry stone wall...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2746257/Yours-2-5m-The-Few-defied-Hitler-s-Luftwaffe-sole-surviving-Hurricane-Battle-Britain-end-America.html...
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-2737913/Incredible-footage-captured-alongside-legendary-Lancaster-bomber.html I thought some might be interested in these stunning images and...
I have a couple of chisels, which are marked with the name Hy Osborn. My researches thus far have indicated that this was not a manufacturer, but a retailer, whose shop was on Princes Street in an...
I've been following the 'Royal Marine Commando School' on 4 & watching their intensive training programme. My uncle was in the 48 Royal Marine Commandos in the Second World War. Can anyone tell me...
I have a stamp from a recent letter with a 50p I O M stamp on it with pictures of Viscount Kitchener and a guy called George Kneale who I assume may be a WW1 Manx war hero. I'm drawing a blank with...
I am due to have my gallbladder out next week and am really scared. I keep googling online scare stories about the after affects. TIA for any useful info....
Interactive episode ... What decisions would you make? http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1kWsQcfTPFjfz9sdxfTGFhC/our-world-war-interactive-episode...
Apparently Richard III liked the sauce! http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leicestershire-28825653 From link: analysis of the king's bones and teeth showed his drinking habits changed significantly...
I feel a bit embarrassed asking such a question: Does anyone know what the term "Formally Paid Off" means when it's listed as a comment next to various Royal Navy Ships lost during WW2? My guess is...
Curious to know whether any ABers have had their genotype mapped, whether they considered the activity worthwhile and whether any companies are worth recommending?

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