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19 Interesting Facts About Ireland

The average Irish man is 5’8″ tall. Raymond O’Brien was the shortest person in Irish history. The dwarf, who died in 1795, was one foot eleven inches tall. One misconception about Ireland is that people stay up all night drinking at local … Continue reading

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Useless Trivia Facts

The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders. Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, not China! Of the 17,000+ words used by Shakespeare, more than 1,700 are recorded for the first time. During … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 20 ~ A Century of American Christmases, Part IV (1990-2000)

Christmas in the 1990s The 1990s brought an unsettling decade, as we coped with the first Gulf War and the bombings of the World Trade Center in New York City and the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 19 ~ A Century of American Christmases, Part III (1960-1980)

Christmas in the 1960s A pivotal decade, the 1960s were marked by the Civil Rights movement, the rise of the hippies, the Bay of Pigs, the Vietnam War, and the race to be the first nation to reach the moon. … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 18 ~ A Century of American Christmases, Part II (1930-1950)

Christmas in the 1930s The Thirties were a time of great hardship for many people, as the Great Depression took hold of the continent. By the end of the decade, as World War II began in Europe, social programs and … Continue reading

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