I can't wait.'..Families watched in horror as Osborne Whitworth spied on a girl having a bath before raping his wife on Poldark.But the show's writer, Debbie Horsfield, appears to have followed Winston Graham’s text.From the moment the single men walk into the zone the women can decide to buzz them out of the game for whatever reason they wish.A referee then discusses the foul with the girl and decides whether the young man gets a warning or is sent packing (to be replaced by a rival).
Drawn half a millennium ago and then swiftly forgotten, one map made us see the world as we know it today... But, as Toby Lester has discovered, the most powerful nation on earth also owes its name to a pun.
Almost exactly 500 years ago, in 1507, Martin Waldseemuller and Matthias Ringmann, two obscure Germanic scholars based in the mountains of eastern France, made one of the boldest leaps in the history of geographical thought - and indeed in the larger history of ideas.
Near the end of an otherwise plodding treatise titled Introduction to Cosmography, they announced to their readers the astonishing news that the world did not just consist of Asia, Africa, and Europe, the three parts of the world known since antiquity.
A previously unknown fourth part of the world had recently been discovered, they declared, by the Italian merchant Amerigo Vespucci, and in his honour they had decided to give it a name: America. Waldseemuller and Ringman in fact had written the Introduction to Cosmography merely as a companion volume to their magnum opus: a giant and revolutionary new map of the world. The Waldseemuller map was - and still is - an astonishing sight to behold.
Drawn 15 years after Columbus first sailed across the Atlantic, and measuring a remarkable 8ft wide by 4½ft high, it introduced Europeans to a fundamentally new understanding of the make-up of the earth.