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Re: [Slovak-World] OT: tidbits

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  • john peterson
    and just what does this have to do with slovak-world???????????????? John Jim M wrote:
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 1, 2004
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      and just what does this have to do with slovak-world????????????????

      John

      Jim M <bdgranpa@...> wrote:
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      RANDOM TIDBITS

      The # symbols is often referred to as a "number sign" or
      "pound sign." Its actual name is an octothorpe.

      ***

      Prepared mustard can be stored for at least 2 years.

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      Priests in ancient Egyptian temples plucked every hair from
      their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.


      Wall Street

      The 1,340-foot-long wall that gave New York's Wall Street
      its name was only 12 feet tall. It was erected in 1653 by
      Dutch colonists to protect against their enemies.

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      Now That's the Stuff

      Hostess Cupcakes and Twinkies are Interstate Brands Corp.�s
      two most popular snack items. Every year, the Americans gobble
      half a billion of each.

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      Here Comes the Bride

      In ancient times, the traditional color of bridal gowns was
      red. The wife of Napoleon III broke the tradition and wore a
      white gown. Then, brides began wearing white gowns (that were
      worn only once) as a symbol of their wealth.


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