Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Perplexed by past participles? Bewildered already? Fret no longer. This title covers everything from algebra and prime numbers, English grammar and the Big Bang theory, and a way to remember the order of the planets and Britain's kings and queens, and more.
From dardledumdue, which means daydreamer in East Anglia, through forkin robbins, the Yorkshire term for earwigs, to clemt, a Lancashire word that means hungry, it investigates an astonishingly rich variety of regional expressions, and provides a fascinating insight into the history of the English language.