Wednesday, December 11 There are three British writers I always get mixed up. Maybe this will help sort them out. First, we have C.S. Lewis and C.S. Forester. Clive Staples Lewis wrote the Narnia books, and Cecil Scott Forester wrote the Horatio Hornblower books. But …Read more. Tuesday, December 10 In 1956, Chicago's fire academy was built, rather aptly, on the site of Mrs. O'Leary's barn, at 558 W DeKoven Street, which was numbered 137 at the time of the fire. The barn, or more precisely, a cow inside of it, was once blamed for burning the …Read more. Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more. Saturday, December 7 In 1541, on the Yucatan Peninsula, a Franciscan monk named Diego de Landa burned all the Mayan books he could find, except for a few codices written in hieroglyphs on bark paper. This was part of an inquisition to suppress traditional religious …Read more.more articles
Monday, May 14
The Great Fire of London was great in some ways. It did destroy 13,000 homes, eliminating the ancient city but stopping short of Westminster. The 1666 fire also managed to scourge London of the plague that had ravaged it the year before. But it also burned so slowly that only five people actually died, two of whom had been on the scene when it started at Thomas Farynor's bakery on Pudding Lane.
Despite some royal participation, what country has gone to the most Olympics without ever winning a medal?
C) North Korea
Previous answer: That Latin verb means "follow." Non sequitur is literally "does not follow."
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