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NEWS AT A GLANCE

. John Stow, author of the Survey of London, was rewarded by James I with a licence to beg. — The Nelson Evening Mail, Friday, August 17 1906 . In Germany, young ladies have no sex. ‘Silver Billy’ Beldham was blond, and is said to have fathered 39 children. Thom Yorke’s left eye is made [...]

‘Understanded of the people’?

The Prayer Book Society helps trainee priests with the ‘Shakespearey’ language. – For The Oldie

Fry’s Planet Word

Nerd heaven (now with added meta-bloopers!!!), reviewed. – For theartsdesk