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The Missing Links: “F-Bomb” Is Now in the Dictionary

Where in the F-Bomb Did the Term ‘F-Bomb’ Come From? Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary added “f-bomb” to its collection of words that are words. The term may have originated from a Hall of Fame baseball player who had sworn off swearing. * Get Your Metal Detectors Ready It sounds like something out of a film. This explorer is getting ready [...]

Expedition to explore real treasure island

Shaun Whitehead and his team hope to uncover the resting place of the long lost ‘Treasure of Lima’. The treasure is thought to consist of a vast fortu…

Dietribes: Lima Beans

• Though we have come to pronounce them differently, Lima beans were indeed named for the capital of Peru where they have been growing for over 7,500 years. Through trading and cultivation, limas became popular throughout the world, spreading across central America and the United States to Europe and Africa via Spanish and Portuguese ships!   • Lima beans [...]

The Largest Pair of Jeans Ever | Book Of Guinness World Records 2011

Peruvian seamstresses hoping to snag a Guinness World Record for sewing the largest pair of blue jeans celebrated on Friday, one day after cranes buckled while trying to lift the giant 7.5-tonne pants. Workers laid the pair on the ground and put big balloons inside the legs to show off the size of the jeans, which [...]

The Early Game Show Appearances of 10 Future Stars

1. Mel Harris In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid. She gave her occupation as a “professional dog trainer,” a resume bullet point that seems to be missing from all her official biographies. Mel was a fierce competitor, but she missed the big [...]

Two Musicians One Guitar

Watch Cecilia Siqueira and Fernando Lima of Duo Siquera Lima perform Tico Tico no Fuba (zequinha de Abreu) with a single guitar at the 2009 Brazilian Music Institute in Gainesville, Florida. Sorry for the title, I couldn’t stop myself Hit play or go to Link [YouTube] – via Arbroath