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An 18th-century vagabond in England…

An 18th-century vagabond in England, exhausted and
famished, came to a roadside Inn with a sign reading:
“George and the Dragon.”
He knocked.
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Richard Olivier, the son of Sir Laurence Olivier…

Richard Olivier, the son of Sir Laurence Olivier and Joan Plowright
was only a little boy when, on the front at Brighton, he was
confronted by the sight of two dogs mating. Read more »

Lunching with English friends at the time of her husbands reverement…

Lunching with English friends at the time of her husbands reverement,
Madame de Gaulle was asked what she was looking forward to in the
years ahead.
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It was during a ball at Andrew Jackson country home…

It was during a ball at Andrew Jackson’s country home that the
family physician approached Mrs. Jackson to say, “You’re
looking wonderful tonite, Rachel! What keeps you so radiant
and effervescent?”

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A little sports match

“…And the halftime score here at the Colleusium is Lions 7,
Christians Nothing. We’ll be right back after these messages…”

Why did Santa Anna bring only 4000 troops to the Alamo?

he only had 2 cars.