Sunday, 10 February 2019

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Talk of the Town: How Places Got Their Names
An episode of BBC Radio 4 Word of Mouth series on the origins of UK town and village names. Links to a big back catalogue of all Word of Mouth episodes at

The Great War at Sea 1914 - 1918
This summary, in a little over 3600 words, is a mainly British perspective by John Slaughter. It includes sections: Outbreak of War; Naval Battles; Dardanelles; U-boat campaign; Jutland; Death of Kitchener; Unrestricted Submarine Warfare; Zeebrugge; and End of War.

How lucky was the genetic investigation in the Golden State Killer case?

Average Earth From Space 2018

How to recover quickly if you get locked out of Google.

Crème de la Crème 
Every week Gail Dever lists "the bijoux I discovered this week" on her Genealogy à la carte blog. Not to be missed.

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