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Old 10-22-2010, 08:08 AM
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Did you know........December 26 is called Boxing Day because money used to be collected in alms boxes at the church the day after Christmas. After the holiday season, the money was given to the poor.
I'm glad to know that now, I always thought it had something to do with fighting in the ring, oh boy!
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DYK that the history of the former Washington Senators still exist with the Texas Rangers and Minnesota Twins?

(The original Senators left Washington in 1960 and became the Twins. The Senators were re-established in 1961 and left again and became the Rangers in 1972.)
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DYK that in the movie "Rear Window", the piano player Jimmy Stewart's character sees across the way is played by Ross Bagdasarian... a.k.a. David Seville, creator of Alvin and the Chipmunks..?
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DYK There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange? Hard to believe for such an important Halloween color? The same is true for the colors purple and silver too.
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The abbreviation of the word Christmas to Xmas is derived from the Greek. The letter “X” in the Greek alphabet is the letter “Chi”, which is the beginning of the word “Christ” in Greek.
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DYK... (This is a long one and I went on a fact finding mission last night hope you enjoy as much as I did finding this all out, as I think I am "in love" with the very late 1800's and early 1900's I am in awe of it all...)

How times have changed! 100 years ago there were less than 20,000 cars in the whole world, a lot of them electric cars. The max speed limit in cities waere 10 mph. Paris had the tallest "building" in the world, The Eiffel Tower at 1063 feet.
Women washed their hair only once a month using egg yolks for shampoo. Eggs cost about 10 cents per dozen. Cannabis and heroin were available over the counter at corner drugstores. Pneumonia and the "flu" were the leading causes of death.
In 1910, the population of the United States was 92 million and the world population was 1.7 billion people.
Today, there are more cars manufactured than their is demand for it. There are about 1 billion cars and trucks on the road, half of them in the US. The max speed limit in most cities is 30 mph, yet the traffic is so congested that the average speed is just over 10 mph. The tallest building is the Burj Dubai, at 2,640 feet.

Yes time has really changed!!!
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Christmas Eve 1914 fell right in the middle of World War I. That Christmas Eve, fire from the German trenches came to an abrupt halt. The German brass band started to play Christmas carols.

On Christmas morning, the Germans came out of the trenches and were wishing “Merry Christmas” to the enemy lines. They were met with silence as the opposing troops thought that it was merely a trick.

They soon came out of their trenches as well and wished the Germans a merry Christmas as well. The war had ended for just a few days while the men exchanged presents such as cigarettes and plum puddings and played soccer. Shortly after, they went back to their respective trenches and the war continued.


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DYK If you were to spell out numbers, you would you have to go until 1,000 until you would find the letter "A".
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