Fb2 Bristol: A Pocket Miscellany ePub
by Sarah Coles
||Puzzles and Games
||Humour and Entertainment
||The History Press (November 1, 2011)
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From historical facts and figures to the strange and bizarre, and from famous quotations to what locals really think Includes blue plaques, ghosts, secrets, home-grown companies, local lingo, and baby names. There are 25 other places in the world called "Bristol," Nipper the Dog, "His Master’s Voice," has a blue plaque dedicated to him in Bristol, There are 104 allotment sites in Bristol, Bristol first appeared on a map of Great Britain in 1250, Brandon Hill may be the oldest municipal open space in the country. From the momentous to the outlandish, this book is packed full of fun facts and trivia about everything Bristolian. From quotations from famous people to local people's likes and dislikes, it’s all here in this addictive little book.