Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Newspaper archive

You can now see many historical newspapers online at www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk. Scanning through what is freely available, I came across this half sentence from the Newcastle Courant of Thursday 26 November 1711: "Upoircertain advice that tile Swedes ate embarieinf a good Body of Troops under the -Command of Count Stcinbock, the Danes have been fomcwhat uneafic at Co- penlugen, " The Geordie accent comes through, don't you think?