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What was Custer’s Last Stand? The Battle of Little Big Horn Custer’s Last Stand evokes notions of a war hero fearlessly advancing in a doomed battle. What really happened remains unclear. Custer’s Last Stand, the legendary designation for the Battle …

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When is President’s Day? No such holiday? Making big plans to celebrate President’s Day? Be careful, the US government says there’s no such holiday. It all began in 1885, when the federal government made George Washington’s birthday, February 22nd, a …

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Women’s Golf and Mary Queen of Scots – what does this have to do with Trump? When encountering a female foursome on the links, many a male golfer has muttered that G.O.L.F. is an acronym for GENTLEMEN ONLY, LADIES FORBIDDEN. …

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold If there was ever an adage for the ages, it is, “ All That Glitters Is Not Gold.” This phrase is commonly attributed to Shakespeare, but he wasn’t the first to write it. As …

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Is Yawning Contagious? Why Do We Yawn? Most people associate yawning with sleepiness, but the cause of the open-mouthed reflex remains a mystery. According to researchers, humans and many other animals yawn for a variety of reasons; fatigue is just …

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