Dictionary of English slang

Captain Francis Grose, published in England in 1785, the Dictionary of English slang, which he titled “A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue”. Continue reading

The Little Brunette – Novel by Joaquim Manuel de Macedo

A Moreninha (The Little Brunette), a Brazilian novel, published in 1844, by Joaquim Manuel de Macedo. Continue reading

First French language Radio Station in Canada

In 1922, broadcasting began for CKAC a French language Radio Station out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Continue reading

Pencil with an attached Eraser

Hyman L. Lipman of Philadelphia, PA, USA, patented a Pencil with an attached eraser. Continue reading

First book created in 1st Century Rome

Books started to be created during the 1st Century Rome. Written in Latin, the book was about the Macedonian wars. Continue reading