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Rumpelstiltskin is a fairy tale popularly associated with Germany, one of those collected by the Brothers Grimm in the 1812 edition of Children’s and Household Tales. It tells of an imp able to spin straw into gold, and the price he demands for his service.

RW Kit Cars

RW Kit Cars Ltd. was an English manufacturer of kit cars, founded in 1983 by Roger Woolley.

Sabrina (actor)

Norma Ann Sykes, better known as Sabrina, was a 1950s English glamour model who went on to have a minor film career; she is best known for her hourglass figure.


Civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham in Greater Manchester, in Yorkshire until government reorganisation in 1974.

Salade niçoise

Salad that originated in the French city of Nice, traditionally made of tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, Niçoise olives and anchovies, dressed with olive oil.


Salamanca, designed and built by Matthew Murray in 1812, was the world’s first commercially successful steam locomotive.

Sale Water Park

Parkland including a large artificial lake created by gravel extraction, a wildlife reserve, and part of the surrounding area’s flood defences.

Salford Docks

Redirected to Salford Quays.

Salford Quays

Area of Salford, Greater Manchester, England at the terminus of the Manchester Ship Canal. Previously the site of Manchester Docks, also known as Salford Docks, it became one of the first and largest urban regeneration projects in the United Kingdom following the closure of the dockyards in 1982.

Sally Salisbury

Prostitute in early 18th-century London, celebrated for her beauty and wit. She achieved notoriety after stabbing one of her aristocratic clients.