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Chacking to hear some Cornish dialects?

02 March 2015

Jonnie Robinson, Lead Curator of Spoken English writes: This month we've uploaded linguistic descriptions of conversations about local speech in Warleggan, Penzance, Mawla, St Feock and Truro. Together they constitute the set of BBC Voices Recordings made by BBC Radio...

Allegories with labels

02 March 2015

A minor by-product of the Charlie Hebdo controversy has been the realisation that even in their less controversial cartoons the cartoonists made sure the figures they were lampooning were recognised because they were clearly identified in a caption. A labelled...

Saint David’s Day

01 March 2015

Today we share with you a short poem published in the Gloucester Citizen on 1 March 1904. The author is ‘A.B.E.’ of Gloucester. Can any of our readers identify the poet so we can bring them out of the shadows?...

A Calendar Page for March 2015

01 March 2015

To find out more about the London Rothschild Hours, take a look at our post A Calendar Page for January 2015. Calendar page for March, with decorative border comprising a Zodiac sign, architectural column and suspended roundel, and bas-de-page scene,...

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