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The incongruous idea of abandoned hotels…

The past 40 years has seen unprecedented growth in tourism and business travel, resulting in the development of thousands of hotels and resorts in all parts of the globe. 600 more words

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Trivia Question for April 20, 2017 – DMV and Handicap placards

In a recent audit it was found that there are 26 million registered drivers in the state of California, and of that 3 million have handicap placards.   92 more words

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Trivia Question for April 13, 2017 – Colt revolver

The colt peacemaker was a single action revolver with a seven and half inch barrel and wood grip. It was introduced in 1873.

QUESTION: How much did the peacemaker cost by mail order? 47 more words

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Trivia : Henry James

Today is the birthday of Henry James who was born in New York City in 1843. He was raised in comfort, spending considerable amounts of his childhood abroad, being taught by tutors and governesses in London, Paris, Geneva, and Boulogne-Sur-Mer. 681 more words

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#EngTrivia: Telling time (2)

How was your day? Did you use your time wisely? In this particular article, we’ll talk about time… or rather, the different ways to tell the time. 440 more words

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#EngVocab: Suffix -Let

Suffix -let is one of many suffixes in English. It originated from Old French -elet, from Latin -āle, a neuter of adjective suffix -ālis, or from Latin -ellus, a diminutive suffix. 248 more words

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