Primary History

Famous People: Glossary

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A to D

broadcast
When a programme is heard on radio or shown on television.
cobbler
A person who makes and mends shoes.

E to G

H to L

M to O

maid
A woman servant.
narrator
A story-teller.

P to S

published
Publishing is when a book is printed and sold, by a publisher.
rationed
Means in short supply. In World War II, food and other things were rationed.
reporter
Someone who collects and writes news for a paper.
review
Writing about how good or bad a new play, film, book or concert is.
script
Writing for film, radio or television, usually spoken or acted.
seamstress
A woman who makes a living by sewing.

T to Z

World War I
War from 1914 to 1918.
World War II
War from 1939 to 1945.
Other famous writers, poets and musicians

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