Ringing Church Bells
to ward off Thunderstorms
and other Curiosities
from the original
Notes and Queries
216 x 138mm hardback
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How much did Byron’s brain weigh?
Why are people said to grin like Cheshire cats?
Was the Duke of Clarence really drowned in a Malmsey butt?
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