In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden... and thus the word GOLF entered into the...

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propus: 24 Nov 2005

In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only, Ladies Forbidden... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

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 [...]
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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 tight". ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 24 Noiembrie 2005


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. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 24 Noiembrie 2005


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Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


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

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


If a statue of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.
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If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes. ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 24 Noiembrie 2005


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Stiati ca Engleza English Miercuri, 29 August 2007


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


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

Stiati ca Engleza English Sambata, 26 Iulie 2008


A little magic with numbers in the image
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The words 'racecar,' 'kayak' and 'level' are the same whether they are read left to right or right to left (palindromes). ... deschide curiozitatea

Stiati ca Engleza English Miercuri, 29 August 2007


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

Stiati ca Engleza English Joi, 24 Noiembrie 2005


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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


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