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Canadian, eh?

I once had pondered with a friend what a toque was in fact called in other places if not a toque? Knitted head warmer? Knitted cap? Winter cap? Or another specific term unique to that area? I am just not sure what it is. There are in fact a lot of Canadian terms not used… Continue reading Canadian, eh?

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Clever Victorians

The "secret code" of Victorians (1891) - when flirting (From the National Library of New Zealand). Or check out these fan flirtations from English Historical Fiction Authors The fan placed near the heart: “You have won my love” A closed fan touching the right eye: “When may I be allowed to see you?” The number… Continue reading Clever Victorians