Suffragette was a word first used by the Daily Mail newspaper as a derogatory term for the movement for women’s suffrage.
Fact from http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/objects/iVUVhaKVREWjsHrr9IoOOA
The BBC History of the World website. You can still download the podcasts of ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’. Get your museum nerd on!
Awesomeness. Sound is a bit echoey. But still awesome.
A friend’s blog all about words and things. Read it and learn.
This is a fantastic idea - an online Domesday Map. Type in your town or postcode and see what comes up!