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Notes and Queries, Number 36, July 6, 1850 is a fascinating collection of questions, answers, and various tidbits of knowledge from a wide array of subjects. The diversity of topics covered in this volume is impressive, ranging from historical inquiries to linguistic puzzles to scientific debates.

One of the strengths of this book is the depth of knowledge displayed by the contributors. Whether discussing medieval heraldry or the etymology of a particular word, the level of expertise on display is truly impressive. Additionally, the authors demonstrate a keen ability to engage with a wide range of topics, making this volume a valuable resource for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge.

Another standout feature of Notes and Queries, Number 36 is the sense of community among the contributors. The collaborative nature of this work is evident throughout, with readers invited to join in the discussion by submitting their own queries or answers. This sense of collective inquiry adds a dynamic element to the book, making it feel like a living document rather than a static collection of facts.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 36, July 6, 1850 is a must-read for anyone with a curious mind and a love of learning. With its engaging writing style, diverse range of topics, and sense of community, this book is sure to spark the interest of readers from all walks of life.

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"When found, make a note of." CAPTAIN CUTTLE.

No. 36.] SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1850. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.



NOTES: Further Notes on Derivation of the Word "News", by Samuel Hickson 81 More Borrowed Thoughts, by S. W. Singer 82 Strangers in the House of Commons, by C. Ross 83 Folk Lore: High Spirits considered a Presage of impending Calamity, by C Forbes 84 The Hydro Incubator, by H. Kersley 84 Etymology of the Word "Parliament" 85 "Incidis in Scyllam, cupiens vitare Charybdim," by C. Forbes and T. H. Friswell 85 A Note of Admiration! 86 The Earl of Norwich and his Son George Lord Goring, by CH. and Lord Braybooke 86

QUERIES: James Carkasse's Lucida Intervalla 87 Minor Queries: Epigrams on the Universities Lammas'Day Mother Grey's Apples Jewish Music The Plant "Haemony" Ventriloquism Epigram on Statue of French King Lux fiat Hiring of Servants Book of Homilies Collar of SS. Rainbow Passage in Lucan William of Wykeham Richard Baxter's Descendants Passage in St... Continue reading book >>

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