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
Friday, November 23
Canada is a strange powerhouse for board game inventors. A Canadian couple invented Yahtzee, naturally enough, on their yacht in 1956 before offering it to Edwin Lowe. A pair of Montreal journalists created Trivial Pursuit. The original 34 investors all got filthy rich, including a copyboy who borrowed cash from his mom. Balderdash, Pictionary and Scruples also came from Canada.
If you order F TYR C A NAP-TUN, F ION S F TYR then you're probably playing what world conquest game?
Previous Answer: DreamWorks gave us "Dreamgirls."
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