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Forum: Other Mysteries Yesterday, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Mayerling
If I'm not mistaken at that time Noel Coward had...

If I'm not mistaken at that time Noel Coward had a home in Jamaica, and so did the movie actor Errol Flynn.

Jeff
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,945
Posted By Mayerling
Unhappy Sorry, but I feel less and less sure it will be...

Sorry, but I feel less and less sure it will be solved. But it has opened up so many hitherto underdiscussed areas of Victorian history (mainly dealing with the poorer citizens, or the police) that...
Forum: Pub Talk Yesterday, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,116
Posted By Mayerling
I read the complete four volume book years ago,...

I read the complete four volume book years ago, published in the US by Bantam Books. Liked it a great deal. Churchill was not ashamed to voice all kinds of opinions in it, like how he felt the...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-27-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,797
Posted By Mayerling
That Japanese story actually dates back fairly...

That Japanese story actually dates back fairly early after the tragedy occurred. In 1943 a film starring Rosalind Russell and Fred MacMurray called "Flight For Freedom" appeared in Hollywood, and...
Forum: Other Mysteries 07-27-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,797
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Graham, I read of the Gardner Island theory...

Hi Graham,

I read of the Gardner Island theory the other day. Quite haunting to think of Amelia's desperate attempts to use the plane's radio a few hours every day until the plane fell off the reef...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-22-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By Mayerling
There have been questions about the two sets of...

There have been questions about the two sets of bones found in the Tower since 1678 when they were found under a staircase. Forensics did not exist in the reign of King Charles Ii (who was having...
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-16-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Simon, No, I just don't know enough...

Hi Simon,

No, I just don't know enough background to wonder why this figure may be the man you say it is. It's a matter of my own ignorance.

Jeff
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 07-15-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,683
Posted By Mayerling
I'm not sure Russia has been truly trusted by...

I'm not sure Russia has been truly trusted by Sweden since Poltava in 1709.

Jeff
Forum: Non-Fiction 07-15-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mayerling
Why do you suppose this is that man?

Why do you suppose this is that man?
Forum: Visual Media 07-15-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Mayerling
I like to watch the show every now and then to...

I like to watch the show every now and then to try to guess what is the meaning of the items they choose per museum. They had one concerning a museum in New Orleans that had some item connected to...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-15-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,438
Posted By Mayerling
I feel that Mr. Ed was a far more stable...

I feel that Mr. Ed was a far more stable genius!!:rolleyes2:


Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 07-15-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,438
Posted By Mayerling
Possibly. I think we learned it from our...

Possibly. I think we learned it from our forebears - Britain. However, to be perfectly fair, I believe "doublethink" (a term invented by one of my favorite Englishmen) is used by every country. ...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-14-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 3,438
Posted By Mayerling
Every President, good, mediocre, or poor, will...

Every President, good, mediocre, or poor, will have supporters and critics. It is inevitable. It's true (as you observed in Germany in the 1930s) in other countries as well. There were plenty of...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-07-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,754
Posted By Mayerling
In 1915 the Wilson administration learned of an...

In 1915 the Wilson administration learned of an indiscreet letter from the Ambassador from Austria-Hungary that was critical of the President and the electorate, and suggested how stupid and na´ve we...
Forum: Pub Talk 07-07-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,754
Posted By Mayerling
Given their differing styles of music, this get...

Given their differing styles of music, this get together was simply a matter of marking thyme.
Forum: Pub Talk 07-05-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Mayerling
Anglesey is where the Royal Charter sank in 1859...

Anglesey is where the Royal Charter sank in 1859 in a really hurricane storm. nearly 500 people from Australia died.
Forum: Rippercast 06-29-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,414
Posted By Mayerling
Excellent podcast, and it certainly makes me want...

Excellent podcast, and it certainly makes me want to look closer into Le Grand.

Earlier in the podcast the issue of spelling mistakes and the "Ripper writings" (here the "Juwes"/"Jews" controversy...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-29-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Mayerling
Maybe they will publish what this decipherment...

Maybe they will publish what this decipherment was like. Maybe it really does not prove anything.

Interesting thing to me about this case (like that of the three convicts who fled Alcatraz in...
Forum: Other Mysteries 06-29-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By Mayerling
My guess is that in the 1970s, when the case...

My guess is that in the 1970s, when the case occurred, not only was the lack of DNA a problem, but the earlier argument between Arlen and her husband out in public probably made the husband an...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-29-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By Mayerling
Interesting about him hiding and being captured...

Interesting about him hiding and being captured alive. I've noticed more and more these creeps actually are not avoiding a public humiliation of a trial by committing suicide, but are either...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-26-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 661
Posted By Mayerling
While Ms Wilder may have held those sentiments or...

While Ms Wilder may have held those sentiments or not, or the character in the novel did, she is quoting General Phil Sheridan, who either said "The only good Indian I ever saw was a dead Indian." or...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-24-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Mayerling
We never (as I said) had a coin like the...

We never (as I said) had a coin like the farthing, but in the 19th Century there was a three cent nickel.
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,798
Posted By Mayerling
The most curious one was named "Annie...

The most curious one was named "Annie Laurie". I keep wondering if that was a real name of a fake one - the tune kept coming into my head.


Jeff
Forum: Pub Talk 06-23-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Mayerling
Hi Robert and Sam, Thanks for the answers. I am...

Hi Robert and Sam,

Thanks for the answers. I am aware that "Penny and farthing" are British coins, but I did not think of how they resemble this form of bike. I believe it is called a "Bone...
Forum: Pub Talk 06-23-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Mayerling
Interesting news item. Why were they called...

Interesting news item. Why were they called "Penny Farthings"?

Jeff
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