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A Feast For Many

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. ~ J. R. R. Tolkien

( One of the Chuseok feasts I had over the holiday.  759 more words


Big Bertha

How many times have you heard that phrase ” Big Bertha “? I’ll bet you remember it from cartoons. I was always hearing it in connection with WW1 but on a lot of the occasions what I was hearing was quite wrong. 308 more words

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The U. S. S. Schooner Shark's Sad Fate...

Oregon Spectator, September 17, 1846
Loss of the U. S. Schooner Shark.

It is with the deepest regret we learn from a well authenticated source, that the U. 1,193 more words

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In a Welsh High Street
tucked away in a corner
a Russian cannon