A three-page study called “And Bringing Up the Rear: Pippa Middleton, Her Derrière and Celebrity“, written by a Birkbeck, University of London scholar, Janet McCabe, marks Britain’s instant new status as top dog and intellectual driver of an entire academic field. It is, in that respect, as mentally electrifying as was a one-page study called A Structure for Deoxyribose Nucleic […]
That Royal purveyor of asses’ milk
“Who was the purveyor of asses’ milk referred to in that sign?” inquires investigator Ernie Leighton, referring to a recent post about old London signs. The answer, as describe in Littell’s Living Age, volume 100: Mrs. Dawkins, Purveyor of Asses’ milk to the Royal Family : 66, Bolsover Street, New Road. Mrs. Dawkins enjoyed a […]
Authorship: What’s the royal rule?
How would Queen Elizabeth (of the UK) be cited if she were ever to do an unexpected thing like write a book? Psychologist Stephen Black answers this question, asked of him by investigator Beth Benoit. Black writes: Interesting question. Lizabeth has not, but the Royal offspring and heir apparent has. Here are a few variant […]