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Historical tidbits that will whet your appetite

March 30, 2003

Historical tidbits that will whet your appetite
This little book(The Greatest Stories Never Told)  is like an old-fashioned sweet shop, full of tasty morsels, including the fact that the Scottish kilt was invented by an Englishman, how the Dutch swapped nutmeg for Manhattan and the role of "beere" in the Mayflower's landing at Plymouth Rock. A delightful book to arm one for the next dull cocktail party.

by Elizabeth Taylor, literary editor, Chicago Tribune

updated: 2 years ago