Why is it called a pocketbook?

Answer The word "pocketbook" applied to a small purse or bag for carrying money dates back to the 17th century. The term comes from the Anglo-Normans, who ruled England after the Celts, Saxons and Britons... Read More »

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How to Embroider a Pocketbook?

Embroider a fancy and colorful pocketbook. Fun and easy embroidery project.

Who invented the pocketbook?

Pocketbooks do not have a single inventor. They evolved over thousands of years in many cultures. The Bible refers to Judas Iscariot as a purse carrier, and the Egyptians strapped purses around the... Read More »

How to Prepare a Pocketbook?

Did you just get a new purse, and don't know what to put it? Well... keep reading because I'm going to tell you some items that you should always have with you.

Where did the word pocketbook come from?

The term pocketbook first appears in an English advertisement in the 1600s, according to the Oxford English Dictionary. It originally meant a small book that you could carry in a pocket. Starting i... Read More »