When was the term "First World War" coined?
I’d always assumed that the answer to this question was ‘near the beginning of the Second World War’, and flippantly tweeted out something suggesting as much this morning. Turns out I was wrong though. @johnb78 got back to me: @minifig German philosopher Ernst Hackel in September 1914 was the first, according to the internets. Here’s a lovely picture of the man...
Daily Mail inform us that the '50s' weren't a... →
This attitude is thanks largely to the popular TV series Mad Men — set as that supposedly golden age came to a close — with its sexy secretaries wiggling in their tight dresses, lantern- jawed men and Martinis galore. Although, if you actually watch Mad Men, it hardly portrays the life of women during that era as being special. Joan who, inevitably, they’ve plastered all over the...