Many serial publications have been almost entirely made up of extracts from English sources.
When a relation is serial its relation-number is often called its serial type.
How did a serial killer get into heaven?
In 1871, one of the most eventful years of his life, be began Fors Clavigera, a small serial addressed to the working men of England, and published only by Mr George Allen, engraver, at Keston, in Kent, at 7d., and afterwards at 10d., but without discount, and not through the trade.
An important serial was the long-lived Vaderlandsche Letteroefeningen (1761).