Origins of English Pub Names

Origins of English Pub Names

English | 2019 | ISBN: 1911476416 | 208 Pages | EPUB | 32.5 MB

Have you ever wondered how England's pubs gottheir names? How did some of the more weird and wonderful ones come into being? What is the history behind such names as Blink Bonny, Bucket of Blood, Lamorna Wink and My Father's Moustache?

England's pubs have always been at the heart of the community they serve and their names are instantly recognisable, even when taken out of context. Coming almost from a language of their own, these names all have an origin and a meaning, with such diverse beginnings as heraldic imagery, religion, advertising, location, wildlife, humour and persons of note.

The Origins of English Pub Names features some of the most obscure names, alongside one or two well-known favourites such as the Red Lion and the Dukes Head, and is a must-have for all those interested in learning a little of the history behind their local.

This fascinating book will appeal to historians and etymologists everywhere and, indeed, anyone who has enjoyed a lazy afternoon in a pub and, perhaps, contemplated the origin of its name.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/qdd43ezg7nl3/Anthony_Poulton-Smith_-_Origins_of_English_Pub_Names.epub.html

[Fast Download] Origins of English Pub Names


Related eBooks:
Classic Mini Specials and Moke
Science Denial: Why It Happens and What to Do About It
Essential Oil Magic: Natural Spells for the Green Witch
Learn How to Program Through Deno and TypeScript
Sustainability in Industry 4.0: Challenges and Remedies
Science and Engineering of Small Arms
Swift Development with Cocoa: Developing for the Mac and iOS App Stores
macOS Mojave For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))
The iOS 9 iPad Manual (2016)
Take Control of VMware Fusion 2
The Best Mac Tips: Apps & Tips that will make you a super Mac user
Mac OSX.3 Panther Little Black Book
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.