This 'n That: misc. interesting sites

OXFORDSHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

LANCASHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

DEVON ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

ULSTER ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

DORSETSHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

GLOUCESTERSHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

NORFOLK ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

YORKSHIRE - WEST RIDING ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

YORKSHIRE - EAST RIDING ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

SCOTCH BORDERS ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

IRISH FREE STATE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

NORTH WALES ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

SOUTH WALES ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

SOMERSET ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

WESTMORELAND ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

COCKNEY ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

CORNISH ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

SUSSEX ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

AYRSHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

NORTHUMBERLAND 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

SHROPSHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

LINCOLNSHIRE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

ABERDEEN ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

FIFE ACCENT 1930's dialect recording by the British Drama League, You Tube

G MAPS PEDOMETER - How far is the walk to -----?

WORLD WAR II, PEOPLE'S MEMORIES, from the BBC, an archive of war memories written by the public. Very interesting reading.

THE ELIZABETHAN ERA.Lots of information about Elizabethan life, very good

WHAT COLOR DEFICIENT PEOPLE SEE An interesting site for those of us with correct color vision. My father had a degree of red-green color blindness, my son has a slight problem with blues and purples.

TAQUITOS.NET, a site that has reviews of snack foods...weird, though sort of helpful, I guess. I couldn't help looking around.

THE WORD DETECTIVE Have you ever wondered about the origin of words and phrases?


THE PHRASE FINDER, the meanings and origins of phrases, sayings and idioms.

THE WORLD CLOCK The next time your kid asks you "what time is it in....? you'll be ready. For more information, check out their home page.

CLUSTER HEADACHE WATER TREATMENT My son suffers from cluster headaches. His doctor prescribed some medications for him, none of which helped very much. I found this site recently and printed it out so my son could try it the next time they occured. This remedy does seem to work for some people. I hope it does the trick for him.

THOUSAND EGGS, The website of Cindy Renfrow, author of books on ancient and medieval cooking and brewing. History of foods and recipes.

COOKBOOKS Links to online texts of historic cookbooks from Cindy Renfrow's site.

MOTION PICTURES FROM 1894-1915 150 films of Americans at work and play, a Library of Congress site

MOTION PICTURES OF VARIETY ACTS 1897-1920 See what folks regarded as entertainment in the good old days.

HOUSE CLEANING TIPS do you like to clean? a great site for you. Do you hate to clean? a great site for you too. Personally, I hate to clean.

WORLD WIDE WORDS explores the origins and usage of words and phrases.

SNOPES what's true and what isn't. Does it really take seven years for chewing gum to go through the digestive system?

RADIO LOVERS.COM listen to old radio shows like Gunsmoke, Blondie, Death Valley Days, and Buck Rogers.

DISTANCE CALCULATOR,a fast and easy way to find out how far you'll have to travel to get to where you're going.

THE BETSY TACY HOME PAGE when I was a girl I loved the Betsy-Tacy books by Maud Hart Lovelace. If you did too you'll enjoy this site.

THE BETSY-TACY SOCIETY Yes, Betsy, Tacy and Tib rate more than one site. You can see pictures of the girls' homes here.

REMINISCE MAGAZINE, memories of back when....

THE INTERNET ARCHIVE a wonderful site full of music, films, texts, all of which you can download for free. I hadn't seen a Little Audrey cartoon in years, and in 1930's music, well, I find the Hoosier Hotshots a hoot.

ANTIQUES DIGEST Lost Knowledge From the Past, a sizeable collection of articles.

MIDSOMER MURDERS LOCATION INDEX I love the show Midsomer Murders, and not just for the charming English locations. On this site you can check out various old buildings used in the show.

THE OLD FOODIE an old foods blog. On every weekday the Old Foodie gives a short story on a food history topic, with a recipe.

VIRTUAL KEYBOARD describes itself as "The best online onscreen virtual multilingual keyboard emulator on the internet!" Pick your language, and the alphabet keyboard appears. You can then type your message, and cut and paste it wherever you wish. Šeši begėžiai čiulpė saldainius.. I'm not sure if I spelled the words right, but you get the idea.

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