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Joined: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Last Visit: Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:27:31 AM
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Topic: chipper
Posted: Saturday, May 23, 2020 6:24:13 AM
Maybe someone involved in a hazard game, e.g. roulette or poker, who has acquired sufficient number of chips and feels happy to be a sure winner?
Topic: Tlacaxipehualiztli (Festival of Xipe Totec)
Posted: Thursday, March 5, 2020 12:11:25 AM
Hey ho! As a main article you get "Boston Massacre Day". Maybe British hired Aztecs to serve in Boston? :)
Topic: The Black Legend
Posted: Saturday, July 13, 2019 3:55:43 AM
So, it was not Donald Trump who invented "fake news" :)
Topic: wear two hats
Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:22:23 AM
The title of video is "Wear Two Hat's". Some little mistake, eh?
Topic: Candelaria (Peru)
Posted: Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:15:58 AM
The caption speaks about Peru, but the very article refers to Bolivia. Surely, there are two different Candelarias : one in Peru, one in Bolivia, but The Free Dictionary is the only one. So where should I go for a Candelaria holiday: Peru or Bolivia?
Topic: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: First Docking of Russian and US Spacecrafts (1975)
Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 4:45:14 AM
Among memorabilia of this project were cigarettes "Soyuz-Apollo", jointly produced by Java (Russia) and Philip Morris (USA, maybe). As collection item they are still available at 5-10$. Now such memorabilia would be unthinkable... :)
Topic: US Supreme Court Classifies Tomatoes as Vegetables, Not Fruit (1893)
Posted: Thursday, May 10, 2018 2:52:13 AM
In EU carrots are classified as fruits. Because in Portugal they make carrot jam. Not kidding.
Topic: long memory
Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:36:25 AM
Grandma' memory of Russia is incorrect on the map. If Soviet, the map of Russia should include Baltic, Transcaucasian and Central Asian states (not to mention Ukraine with Crimea (sic) and Byelorussia) independent since nineteen nineties. If antebellum (first) Russian Empire is remembered, then part of Poland (with Warsaw) and Finland should be added.
Topic: Distaff Day
Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 12:54:29 AM
In Lithuanian language: verpstė. Collections of these ethnographic utensils are popular in folk art museums in Lituania.
Topic: a line in the sand
Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017 5:04:12 AM
Mark Twain, "Adventures of Tom Sawyer": Tom draws a lie in the sand warning a newcomer boy not to cross it. Of course, the fight starts.