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The Secret Symbols of the Jacobites

In the years before the ’45, any signs of Jacobite allegiance were suppressed. Jacobites had to meet and plot in secret. Because of this, a number of secret Jacobite symbols emerged, which revealed to those ‘in the know’ who was on their side. 717 more words



Avoid using trademarked names when referring to a generic object: Use tissues not Kleenex. When writing about a specific trade name, however, be sure to capitalize it. Do not add trademark symbols.

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Peaceful Serenity

The other night, or actually in the very early morning hours, I experienced the most peaceful dream I’ve ever encountered.  I dreamt of my own death.   565 more words


Writing Prompt: Lenin and Symbols

In the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle stands a statue of Vladimir Lenin.  Read more about it here.

As mentioned in that article, this statue was rescued from Poland after the Iron Curtain came down and was relocated to Seattle.  176 more words

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Rally Around the Flag - Or Not

You might remember me talking about the US Flag in my “How to Treat an American Flag” article a I posted earlier this year. Or you might’ve read my longer and more serious article of why the Confederate Flag should be removed as well as debunked the most common claims of keeping it around. 4,169 more words