Would you like to know the stories of...The man who lived for thirty-two years after being shot through the heart? The first goat to circumnavigate the world (twice!)? The horse that won the Grand National with the aid of 2lbs of butter? The blind woman who could distinguish colours and read print using her fingers? The man who left his estate to his sons on the condition that neither one ever grow a moustache? Packed with little-known facts and stories Foster's English Oddities is sure to fascinate and entertain even those who are already knowledgeable about English history.