The Mine

The Mine of Useful Information

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My father (1906-1993) always used to say that I was a mine of useless information,
so I dedicate this page to his memory.

Just click on a link and those annoying little questions will be answered.

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Alphabets

Greek Alphabet

Hebrew Alphabet

Phonetic Alphabets

Animals

Bible

Birthstones

Calendars:

French Revolutionary Calendar

Hebrew / Jewish Calendar

Islamic Calendar

Chemical Elements – Name, Atomic Number and Symbol

Chess Terminology (*** new ***)

Cities of the United Kingdom

Countries – Capitals Cities and International Vehicle Registration Codes

Cricket Terms and Abbreviations

Currencies

French words

Horses and Riders

James Bond Movies

Kings and Queens

Moon Phases

Musical Terms

Mythological Characters

Palindromes and Semordnilaps

Planets and their Moons

Popes and Antipopes

Poets Laureate (*** new ***)

Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom

Roman Emperors

Roman Numerals

SI Units

US Presidents and Vice Presidents

US States – Abbreviations, Capitals and Nicknames

Wedding Anniversaries

Zodiac Signs

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Feel free to use the Comment page to make suggestions for any other information – I don’t promise to do everything, for example a list of abbreviations used in crosswords would be rather long – maybe one day!!