It’s hard to ignore what is happening in Wisconsin and Ohio … The Governors of these respective states are working to reduce deficits by cutting the largess that has been provided to unionized government workers for the past 20 years.
In the late 1700’s, many houses consisted of a large room with only one chair. Commonly, a long wide board folded down from the wall, and was used for dining. The ‘head of the household’ always sat in the chair
As incredible as it sounds, men and women took baths only twice a year (May and October). Women kept their hair covered, while men shaved their heads (because of lice and bugs) and wore wigs. Wealthy men could afford good
A great analysis of the future of the United States from Marc Steyn… a few excerpts: What does that mean? In 2009, the United States spent about $665 billion on its military, the Chinese about $99 billion. If Beijing continues
In George Washington’s days, there were no cameras. One’s image was either sculpted or painted. Some paintings of George Washington showed him standing behind a desk with one arm behind his back while others showed both legs and both arms.
Let’s face it – English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant, nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France . Sweetmeats are candies
46. Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears Never stop growing. 47. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV. 48. A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner
I think most people have this Obama guy figured out…
Can you read these right the first time? 1) The bandage was wound around the wound. 2) The farm was used to produce produce. 3) The dump was so full that it had to refuse more refuse.
Famous women of history used unusual concoctions to maintain their “beauty” — Cleopatra bathed in donkey’s milk, Mary Queen of Scots bathed in wine, and Isabeau of France rubbed her skin with crocodile glands. In addition, for thousands of years