The Old Dog and Duck: The Secret Meanings of Pub Names - Albert Jack Reviews
Description:ISBN 1846142539 / Genre: Humour / Author: Albert Jack / Edition: First Edition / Hardcover / 304 Pages / Book is published 2009-09-03 by ... more
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The Old Dog And Duck, subtitled 'The Secret Meanings of Pub Names' aims to establish the reasons and histories behind typical pub names, which range from the largely explanatory (The George and Dragon) to the frankly bizarre ( The Bucket of Blood.) The book is in hardback with a looseleaf cover. There is a brief introduction where Jack describes his reasons for writing with the book before discussing the history of pubs and their varying purposes throughout history as well. He then lists over 120 common or remarkable pub names and gives their explanations, separating the ones that are named after racehorses to a different ... Read the complete review