Debra Gilbert

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A Guide to The Dark Tower Series’s Weirdest Words and Phrases

<i>The Dark Tower</i> series probably wasn’t meant to have an encyclopedia. Stephen King is about as improvisatory as a writer of fiction can be, almost …

free vintage images | Call Me Victorian - Part 11

Published December 8, 2011<p>I have created this collection of vintage christmas clipart that you can download and use in any personal or commercial …

In war and peace, Britain can be proud

When plans were made for the commemoration of the First World War, it seemed like an exercise in history – a necessary and salutary process of remembrance, but not one that could have much resonance in an age where consumerism appeared to have replaced patriotism as society’s animating force.<p>Yet …

Mary Todd Lincoln May Have Had Pernicious Anemia

Mary Todd Lincoln has always been a puzzling, polarizing figure. As a young woman, the well-educated and ambitious Kentucky belle used her charm to …

Blood Tests

Ancient Philistine Cemetery Could Solve Biblical Mystery

'With this discovery we are close to unlocking the secrets of their origins'<p>The enduring biblical mystery of where the ancient Philistines came from …

Archaeology

How 20 Animals Got Their Names

The word <i>animal</i> derives from a Latin word for a breath or soul, <i>anima</i>. Although it first appeared in English in the late 14th century, it remained …

Language