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Fb2 Bristol: A Pocket Miscellany ePub

by Sarah Coles

Category: Puzzles and Games
Subcategory: Humour and Entertainment
Author: Sarah Coles
ISBN: 0752459767
ISBN13: 978-0752459769
Language: English
Publisher: The History Press (November 1, 2011)
Pages: 128
Fb2 eBook: 1643 kb
ePub eBook: 1734 kb
Digital formats: mbr lit rtf txt

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.
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