It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his...

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It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month - or what we know today as the honeymoon.

In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes. When you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase Goodnight, sleep [...]
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In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
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This is so funny that it will boggle your mind. And if you are anywhere near as stubborn as I am, you will keep trying at least a few more times to see if you can outsmart your foot, but you can't.
1. While sitting at your desk, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles.
2. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand. Your foot will change ... citeste tot

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 3 Noiembrie 2005


"Stewardesses" is the longest word typed with only the left hand and "lollipop" with your right. (Bet you tried this out mentally, didn't you?) ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Miercuri, 29 August 2007


The average wedding in America costs a staggering $20,000.00. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


Deepest Oceans and Seas in metersDeepest Oceans and Seas in meters ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 4 Octombrie 2007


Money is the leading cause of disagreements in marriages. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


Here's a weighty one: Money (or the lack thereof) is the biggest stress inducer in the lives of Americans. People worry more about money than marriages, health, or even who's going to win the Superbowl Game or come out on top in the latest Survivor TV show. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


Let's flip a coin and try to guess whether it will come up heads or tails. Three times as many people guess 'heads' than 'tails'. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


The youngest pope was 11 years old. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 24 Noiembrie 2005


90% of Americans who own pets buy them Christmas gifts. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


The longest rivers in the world, in
kilometersThe longest rivers in the world, in kilometers ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 4 Octombrie 2007


People tip more on sunny days than they do on dreary days. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


Lowest average birth weights. Percentage
of live births classified by the OECD as
of low birth weight.Lowest average birth weights. Percentage of live births classified by the OECD as of low birth weight. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Miercuri, 10 Octombrie 2007


One of the best ways to raise money for a charity is to have a free dinner for a lot of people and have an empty envelope tucked under their plate... for the express purpose... of making whatever size donation they want. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


A little magic with numbers in the image
attached. Click to enlarge.A little magic with numbers in the image attached. Click to enlarge. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Miercuri, 7 Decembrie 2005


Top ten world's largest lakes, in square
kilometersTop ten world's largest lakes, in square kilometers ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 4 Octombrie 2007