This bird's 'peewit' call is distinctive, and gives rise to its nickname.
Who invented the radio fake news hoax? Orson Welles in 1938 with The War of the Worlds? No - the true originator of the radio hoax panic was a British clergyman, Father Ronald Arbuthnot Knox.
Author: Dmitri Gheorgheni
Amazon Prime letting you down because the boss is in orbit? Santa's reindeer are on strike for new sleigh bells? The delivery dates for the must-have toys this year are somewhere in the next millennium?
Never fear: our ancestors knew what to do: make them yourself!
This month, share your gift ideas, patterns, plans, and recipes!
December 2021 Create Challenge: Do-It-Yourself Holiday Gifts
Newest Edited Entries
- Northern Lapwings - Peewits29th November 2021
- How to Start a Riot by Radio: Father Knox and the BBC Panic of 192629th November 2021
- Melvil Dewey: Libraries, Antisemitism, and Sexual Harassment21st November 2021
- Roald Dahl Films: 2001-202021st November 2021
- Beverly Cleary, Children's Author15th November 2021
- Roald Dahl Films: 1980-200015th November 2021
- Posthumous Fame: The Story of Hope the Blue Whale8th November 2021
- 'L'Homme Arme: a Mass for Peace' by Karl Jenkins8th November 2021
- The Accidental Electrocution of John Feeks: A Victim of the Current Wars11th November 2021
- 'Good Omens' - Being a Television Series about the Birth of the Antichrist1st November 2021
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