113 relations: A Gentleman of Leisure, A Man of Means, A. J. Raffles, Albinism, American football, Apse, Archaeology, Argentina, Bachelors Anonymous, Baronet, Bill the Conqueror, Bookmaker, Bowery, Boxing, Bribery, Buenos Aires, Bull Terrier, Butler, C. H. Bovill, Canada, Card sharp, Casino, Champagne, Character (arts), Chess, Chicago, Chimpanzee, Cider, Cigar, Cowboy, Cricket, Cromlech, Droitwich Spa, Druid, Earl, Eton College, Eugenics, Farce, Film, Frozen Assets (novel), Gangster, Gazeka, George Alexander Pyke, Lord Tilbury, Gold mining, Harvard University, Hash (food), Heavy Weather (Wodehouse novel), Hotel, Ice in the Bedroom, Italy, ..., Journalist, Kentucky, Leave It to Psmith, Liberal Party (UK), List of minor Blandings characters, Magazine, Manchester, Manchester United F.C., Mayfair, Mediterranean Sea, Michael "Mike" Jackson, Mike (novel), Money for Nothing (novel), Money in the Bank (novel), Monk Eastman, Monty Bodkin, Moustache, Mr. Smee, P. G. Wodehouse, P. G. Wodehouse locations, P. G. Wodehouse minor characters, Paris, Parliament of the United Kingdom, Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin, Percy Frobisher Pilbeam, Peter Pan, Piccadilly Jim, Pince-nez, Pinkerton (detective agency), Plinth, Poetry, Pseudonym, Psmith, Psmith in the City, Psmith, Journalist, Pub, Ranch, Revolution, Rheumatism, Sam the Sudden, Scottish Terrier, Scouting, Senate, Shropshire, Sing Sing, Socialism, Something Fishy, Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge, Sweepstakes, Teetotalism, The Little Nugget, The Luck of the Bodkins, The Man Upstairs, The Prince and Betty, The Swoop!, Theater (building), Tramp trade, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Washington, D.C., Wiltshire, Wyoming, Yale University. Expand index (63 more) » « Shrink index
A Gentleman of Leisure is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.
A Man of Means is a collection of six short stories written in collaboration by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill.
E. W. Hornung wrote a series of twenty-six short stories and one novel about the adventures of Arthur J. Raffles, cricketer and gentleman thief, and his chronicler, Harry "Bunny" Manders, in London, between 1898 and 1909.
Albinism in humans (from the Latin albus, "white"; see extended etymology, also called achromia, achromasia, or achromatosis) is a congenital disorder characterized by the complete or partial absence of pigment in the skin, hair and eyes due to absence or defect of tyrosinase, a copper-containing enzyme involved in the production of melanin.
American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada, also known as gridiron elsewhere) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
In architecture, the apse (from Latin absis: "arch, vault" from Greek ἀψίς apsis "arch"; sometimes written apsis; plural apsides) is a semicircular recess covered with a hemispherical vault or semi-dome, also known as an Exedra.
Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.
Bachelors Anonymous is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1973 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 28 August 1974 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York.
A baronet (or; abbreviated Bart or Bt) or the rare female equivalent, a baronetess (abbreviation Btss), is the holder of a baronetcy, an hereditary title awarded by the British Crown.
Bill the Conqueror is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 13 November 1924McIlvaine, E., Sherby, L.S. and Heineman, J.H. (1990) P.G. Wodehouse: A comprehensive bibliography and checklist.
A bookmaker, bookie, or turf accountant is an organization or a person that takes bets on sporting and other events at agreed upon odds.
The Bowery (or New York English) is a street and neighborhood in the southern portion of the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Boxing is a martial art and combat sport in which two people throw punches at each other, usually with gloved hands.
Bribery is the act of giving money, goods or other forms of recompense to a recipient in exchange for an alteration of their behavior (to the benefit/interest of the giver) that the recipient would otherwise not alter.
Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America.
The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family.
A butler is a domestic worker in a large household.
C.H. Bovill (born Charles H. Bovill in 1878) was a writer, songwriter and lyricist best known for his collaboration with P.G. Wodehouse on the short story collection A Man of Means.
Canada is a country, consisting of ten provinces and three territories, in the northern part of the continent of North America.
A card sharp (also spelled cardsharp, card shark or cardshark) is a person who uses skill and/or deception to win at poker or other card games.
In modern English, a casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
Champagne is a sparkling wine produced from grapes grown in the Champagne region of France following rules that demand, among other things, secondary fermentation of the wine in the bottle to create carbonation, specific vineyard practices, sourcing of grapes exclusively from specific parcels in the Champagne appellation and specific pressing regimes unique to the region.
A character (or fictional character) is a person in a narrative work of art (such as a novel, play, television series or film).
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an eight-by-eight grid.
Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.
Chimpanzees, colloquially called chimps, are two extant hominid species of apes in the genus Pan.
Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples.
A cigar is a tightly-rolled bundle of dried and fermented tobacco leaf, rolled in a series of types and sizes, that is ignited so that its smoke may be drawn into the mouth.
A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of 11 players each on a field at the centre of which is a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch.
Cromlech (from Welsh crom, feminine form of crym "bent, curved" and llech "slab, flagstone") is a term used to describe prehistoric megalithic structures.
Droitwich Spa (often abbreviated to Droitwich) is a town in northern Worcestershire, England, on the River Salwarpe.
A druid (druí; derwydd) was a member of the educated, professional class among the Celtic peoples of Gaul, Britain, Ireland, and possibly elsewhere during the Iron Age.
An earl is a member of the nobility.
Eton College, often informally referred to simply as Eton, is an English boys' independent boarding school located in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
Eugenics (from Greek εὐγενής eugenes "well-born" from εὖ eu, "good, well" and γένος genos, "race, stock, kin") is a set of beliefs and practices which aims at improving the genetic quality of the human population.
In theatre, a farce is a comedy that aims at entertaining the audience through situations that are highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture or photoplay, is a series of still images which, when shown on a screen, creates the illusion of moving images due to the phi phenomenon.
Frozen Assets is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 14 July 1964 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title Biffen's Millions, and in the United Kingdom on 14 August 1964 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
A gangster is a criminal who is a member of a gang.
Monckton's Gazeka, also called the Papuan Devil-Pig, is a cryptid, an animal said to have been seen on Papua New Guinea in the early 20th century.
George Alexander Pyke, Lord Tilbury is a recurring fictional character in the stories of British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse.
Gold mining is the process of mining of gold or gold ores from the ground.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.
Hash is a dish consisting of diced or chopped meat, potatoes, and spices that are mixed together and then cooked either alone or with other ingredients such as onions.
Heavy Weather is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 28 July 1933 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston, and in the United Kingdom on 10 August 1933 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis.
Ice in the Bedroom is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published as a book in the United States (where the title was The Ice in the Bedroom) on February 2, 1961 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, and in the United Kingdom on October 15, 1961 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
Leave it to Psmith is a comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 30 November 1923 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 14 March 1924 by George H. Doran, New York.
The Liberal Party was a liberal political party which was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom in the 19th and early 20th century.
The following is an incomplete list of the fictional characters featured in the Blandings Castle stories of P. G. Wodehouse.
Magazines are publications, usually periodical publications, that are printed or electronically published.
Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
Mayfair is an area of West London, by the east edge of Hyde Park, in the City of Westminster.
The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.
Mike Jackson is a recurring fictional character in the early novels by British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a good friend of Psmith.
Mike is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 15 September 1909McIlvaine, E., Sherby, L.S. and Heineman, J.H. (1990) P.G. Wodehouse: A comprehensive bibliography and checklist.
Money for Nothing is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 27 July 1928 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on 28 September 1928 by Doubleday, Doran, New York.
Money in the Bank is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 9 January 1942 by Doubleday, Doran, New York, and in the United Kingdom on 27 May 1946 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
Edward "Monk" Eastman (1875 – December 26, 1920) was a New York City gangster who founded and led the Eastman Gang, which became one of the most powerful street gangs in New York City at the turn of the 19th/20th century.
Montague "Monty" Bodkin (also referred to as Montrose) is a recurring fictional character in three novels of English comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being a wealthy young member of the Drones Club, tall, slender and lissom, well-dressed, well-spoken, impeccably polite, and generally in some kind of romantic trouble.
A moustache (mustache) is a facial hair grown on the upper lip.
Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse, (15 October 188114 February 1975) was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the 20th century.
The following is an incomplete compendium of the fictional locations featured in the stories of P. G. Wodehouse, in alphabetical order by place name.
The following is an incomplete compendium of the fictional characters featured in the stories of P. G. Wodehouse (other than the ones already described in separate guides about Wodehouse series such as Blandings, Jeeves, etc.), in alphabetical order by surname.
Paris (UK:; US:; French) is the capital and most-populous city of France.
The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the UK Parliament or the British Parliament, is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories.
Pearls, Girls and Monty Bodkin is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 12 October 1972 by Barrie & Jenkins, London and in the United States on 6 August 1973 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York under the title The Plot That Thickened.
Percy Frobisher Pilbeam is a fictional character in the works of P. G. Wodehouse.
Peter Pan is a character created by Scottish novelist and playwright J. M. Barrie.
Piccadilly Jim is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United States on 24 February 1917 by Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, and in the United Kingdom in May 1918 by Herbert Jenkins, London.
Pince-nez is a style of glasses, popular in the 19th century, that are supported without earpieces, by pinching the bridge of the nose.
Pinkerton, founded as the Pinkerton National Detective Agency, is a private security guard and detective agency established in the United States by Allan Pinkerton in 1850 and currently a subsidiary of Securitas AB.
In architecture, a plinth (from French plinthe, from Latin plinthus, from Greek πλίνθος plinthos, “brick”) is the base or platform upon which a column, pedestal, statue, monument or structure rests.
Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
A pseudonym is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from his or her original or true name (orthonym).
Rupert Psmith (or Ronald Eustace Psmith, as he is called in the last of the four books in which he appears) is a recurring fictional character in several novels by British comic writer P. G. Wodehouse, being one of Wodehouse's best-loved characters.
Psmith in the City is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published on 23 September 1910 by Adam & Charles Black, London.
Psmith, Journalist is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first released in the United Kingdom as a serial in The Captain magazine between October 1909 and February 1910, and published in book form in the UK on 29 September 1915, by Adam & Charles Black, London, and, from imported sheets, by Macmillan, New York, later that year.
A pub, formally public house (a house "open to the public", as opposed to a private house), is a drinking establishment in the culture of Britain, Britannica.com; Subscription Required.
A ranch is a type of farm and an area of landscape, including various structures, given primarily to the practice of ranching, the practice of raising grazing livestock such as cattle or sheep for meat or wool.
A revolution (from the Latin revolutio, "a turn around") is a fundamental change in power or organizational structures that takes place in a relatively short period of time.
Rheumatism or rheumatic disorder is a non-specific term for medical problems affecting the joints and/or connective tissue.
Sam the Sudden is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 15 October 1925 by Methuen, London, and in the United States on 6 November 1925 by George H. Doran, New York, under the title Sam in the Suburbs.
The Scottish Terrier (also known as the Aberdeen Terrier), popularly called the Scottie, is a breed of dog.
Scouting or the Scout Movement is a movement that aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and survival skills.
A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament.
Shropshire (or; alternatively Salop;Blandings: English Counties – broken link abbreviated, in print only, Shrops) is a county in the West Midlands of England.
Sing Sing Correctional Facility is a maximum security prison operated by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision in the village of Ossining, in the U.S. state of New York.
Socialism is a social and economic system characterised by social ownership and/or social control of the means of production and co-operative management of the economy, as well as a political theory and movement that aims at the establishment of such a system.
Something Fishy is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 18 January 1957 by Herbert Jenkins, London and in the United States on January 28, 1957 by Simon & Schuster, Inc., New York, under the title The Butler Did It.
Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge is a fictional character from the short stories and novels of P. G. Wodehouse.
Sweepstakes are a form of contest where a prize or prizes may be awarded to a winner or winners.
Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages.
The Little Nugget is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.
The Luck of the Bodkins is a novel by P.G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on October 11, 1935 by Herbert Jenkins, London, and in the United States on January 3, 1936 by Little, Brown and Company, Boston.
The Man Upstairs is a collection of short stories by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom on 23 January 1914 by Methuen & Co., London.
The Prince and Betty is a novel by P. G. Wodehouse.
The Swoop!, or How Clarence Saved England is a short comic novel by P. G. Wodehouse, first published in the United Kingdom by Alston Rivers Ltd, London, on April 16, 1909.
A theater, theatre or playhouse, is a structure where theatrical works or plays are performed or other performances such as musical concerts may be produced.
A ship engaged in the tramp trade is one which does not have a fixed schedule or published ports of call.
The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.
Wiltshire is a county in South West England with an area of.
Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States.
Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
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