A punk

3rd May 1996 at 01:00
(Photograph) - A punk. According to Bamber Gascoigne's ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRITAIN, from which this illustration is taken, the name derives not from the old English word for a prostitute but from an American term for anything rotten and worthless (originally rotten wood from a tree). The book contains some 6,000 entries covering all aspects of British life such as plays, prime ministers, places and pop groups, mountains, monuments, soldiers and scandals (Macmillan Pounds 29.95)

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