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Da Jesus Book is the Hawaiian Pidgin English Bible Translation

Reading Time: 2 minutes So I’m personally not that familiar with the Bible. It’s not that I find the whole idea of a God disturbing, or a subject that I’d rather avoid, it’s just if I was going to read a book I’d really prefer it to be something a little more entertaining. And this is where this translation …

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There’s a South African National Cleavage Day

Reading Time: 2 minutes All hail South Africa. Why? Well there’s a South African national cleavage day. It’s true, and sounds fun… Aah, I mean interesting and insightful. But why is there a national cleavage day in South African ? It is a pretty sexist thing to hold, and you don’t see anyone proclaiming a day to celebrate penises. …

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The Inventor of the Guillotine Was Killed by Guillotine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Oh dag nam it. How unfortunate is this? The inventor of the guillotine was killed by guillotine. As we know, the benefit of hindsight is a wonderful tool to have, but is of little use, especially in this case. But in saying that, would the inventor of the guillotine have invented it if he knew he …

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The Eiffel Tower Was Almost Demolished In 1909

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Eiffel Tower was almost demolished in 1909. But why would the centerpiece of French culture and architectural innovation face the wrecking ball, and what saved it? Well, it was only designed for one purpose, and one of the most ordinary of devices prevented its ultimate destruction. When construction work on the Eiffel Tower commenced in …

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Disney Employees Shared Underwear Until 2001

Reading Time: 2 minutes Up until 2001, Disney employees used to share underwear. That is a correct statement, as disgusting as it sounds, but there is far more to it than meets the eye. Sure, the dress code does sound extremely strict, and by all accounts it is, but the definition of underwear is not when it comes to …

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The Original Title For President Of The USA Was His High Mightiness

Reading Time: 2 minutes The original title for President of the United States was His High Mightiness, the President of the United States and Protector of their Liberties. Wow, that was a mouthful if ever I said one. Why is it then that the original title for President of the United States was so grandiose and almost regal that it …

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How Did Hollywood Become The Movie Capital Of The World?

Reading Time: 2 minutes While sitting back and enjoying the latest blockbuster release that Hollywood has to offer, have you ever pondered the question, how did Hollywood become the movie capital of the world? It’s one of those things that we seldom worry or think about, but for all intents and purposes when the question is raised, we become …

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The Capital Of Australia, Canberra, Means Women’s Breasts

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that the Australian capital, Canberra means women’s breasts? Why is it that Canberra means women’s breasts? Is it just a sort of odd colloquialism that only Aussies would understand or is there another, more realistic and logical answer for this peculiar meaning? When you first read the title of this fact what did you …

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It’s Illegal To Own 6 Or More Dildos In Texas

Reading Time: 2 minutes If visiting Texas it might be helpful to know that it is illegal to own six or more dildos while in Texas. This is a serious law, with severe consequences if broken. But it does raise more than just the one odd question. Like who would need more than one dildo, how do they enforce …

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Seoul Was the Capital of North Korea Until 1972

Reading Time: 2 minutes Seoul was the capital of North Korea until 1972. It doesn’t seem quite right does it? But it was the stark reality for nearly 20 years after the end of the Korean War. So why was Seoul was the capital of North Korea until 1972? After all, Seoul is south of the 38th parallel, which is considered the …

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