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Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh is one of the best-loved figures in British children's literature. Pooh was the creation of author A.A. Milne, who was inspired by the stuffed toys of his son Christopher Robin. Poo…

Pie Corner

(London). So named from an eating-house- the [Mag]pie. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Pie PoudrePie A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S …

Corner

(A). The condition of the market with respect to a commodity which has been largely bought up, in order to create a virtual monopoly and enhance its market price; as a salt-corner, a corner…

Red Corner

Director: Jon AvnetWriter: Robert KingDirector of Photography:Karl Walter LindenlaubEditor:Peter E. BergerMusic:Thomas NewmanProduction Designer:Richard SylbertProducers:Jon Avnet, Jordan Kern…

Amen Corner

London, the end of Paternoster Row, where the monks finished their Pater Noster, on Corpus Christi Day, as they went in procession to St. Paul's Cathedral. They began in Paternoster Row wit…

Poets' Corner

(The). In Westminster Abbey. The popular name given to the south corner, because some sort of recognition is made of several British poets of very varied merits. As a national Valhalla, it …

Four Corners

CBSTuesday 10:00–11:00 p.m.Cast: Ann-Margret, Sonia Braga, Megan Ward, Kama de los Reyes, Raymond Barry, Dahlia Waingort and Justin Chambers Two widowed matriarchs, Amanda Wyatt (Ann-Mar…

The voice of Winnie the Pooh

The Question: Who was the voice of Winnie the Pooh? The Answer: Sterling Holloway was the original voice of Winnie the Pooh. Holloway died of ca…

Corner-stone

(The). The chief corner-stone. A large stone laid at the base of a building to strengthen the two walls forming a right angle. These stones in some ancient buildings were as much as twenty …

A.A. Milne

Name at birth: Alan Alexander MilneMilne is the creator of Winnie the Pooh, the beloved stuffed bear who starred in a series of books by Milne and (much later) in the animated films of Walt Disney. M…