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Christmas Shopping in Gotham: 1892


“Van Gryse ” describes the Ante-Holiday Rush for Bargains.

There is nothing, unless it might be the international yacht- races, which creates the furore in New York that Christmas does. 2,090 more words

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Opportunity of a Lifetime

As I have indicated before, I began my career as a librarian in a medium-sized public library in a small county of around 42,000 people. As is typical in small communities, there were plenty of personal interconnections. 695 more words


so, about that (spectral) moose mount...

So, there was this screencap from Blizzcon that clearly showed a spectral moose mount.

I wondered how this mount would be obtained and hoped that the method of obtaining it wouldn’t involve PvP. 97 more words


Welcome Scholars!

My name is Georgia, and I am currently a Grade 11 student with a huge curiosity for everything. Something I have always found intriguing about all the new things I have learned is the purpose of the words and how they came to be.Linguistics shows the complexity of communication and how that varies around the world, which is truly fascinating.  91 more words


A Lady Soldier Receives her Back Pay: 1864


We desire to record the incident which occurred at the Executive Mansion on Tuesday last, which was witnessed by Hon. Charles Case, a member of the Thirty-sixth Congress of the United States, from the Tenth or Fort Wayne (Indiana) district, and from whose lips we have the following story. 712 more words

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Odd Job Is Not Just a James Bond Villain

Literature is full of professions such as doctors and lawyers and teachers, but some protagonists have more unusual jobs. What are some examples of that? 739 more words