Paul Bommer: Cockney Alphabet. X for Breakfast: "Here is Knuckles McGrath, a tattooed East End heavy with a broken nose and cauliflower ears, delicately makes his way through the four hard-boiled eggs he has each morning with his toast."
What’s the colour of the universe? If you want to make a cosmic latte from scratch, you must first invent the universe. No, seriously—“cosmic latte” is actually the average colour assigned to the universe. Astronomers once thought it was an intriguing pale turquoise, but it’s really just an ordinary-looking beige. This colour was first mentioned in the footnote of a paper on star formation, written by two astronomers at John Hopkins University who determined the colour just for kicks.
18th century trade card: "John Brailsford Cutler in the Broad part of St. Martins Court Leicester Fields maketh & Selleth all Sorts of the Best London Work. Knives Forks Razors Scissors Penknives fleams Garnders & Painters Knives, Fine Steel & Metal Buckels, Cork Screws Spurs, Snuffers..." - The list goes on and on! As do the number of different typefaces used!