Thursday, June 28, 2012

Horrible Histories George The IV Who Are You ?

George IV actually did open all the caskets in Westminster Abbey to see who was there, though I imagine it wasn't as entertaining as this.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Emoticons 4eva, my good sir

Here are the earliest known emoticons, from the 1890s. I am all astonishment. Or would be, if I would figure out how to replicate it on a laptop keyboard.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Garmin Napoleon Ad from Super Bowl XLII

This one is an oldie, but a goodie, though the Amateur Historian wishes to point out that Napoleon was actually of average height, the British just didn't understand the metric system.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Drunk Author Texts

Quite an accurate representation of a drunk text from Wordsworth to his sister. Visit the Paris Review website here for more.