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The Easter Rabbit and Other Rabbit Figures
Easter is the time for family get-togethers, picnics at the park, and church events. It is a time for children to dress in t ...
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The Dollar: From a German Coin to the Most Powerful Currency in the World
There are only a couple of days left until taxes are due. As everyone is working themselves up trying to get their taxes rea ...
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Laugher Around the World
April's Fools is commemorated by doing pranks on friends and family, all to get a good laugh at the expense of another. Laught ...
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Spring Around the World
Spring evokes new beginnings. It is the end of winter and the beginning of life. Spring, which usually falls around the ninete ...
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In the Land of Leprechauns and Other Creatures
This March 2019 is replete with festivities. We went over Carnival last week, and now, we are diving into the culture of Irela ...
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Taking away the Meat
Music, dance, masks, and revelry: the words that come to mind this carnival season. Cities around the world put daily-life act ...
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Lights, Camera, Action!
Flashing lights, sparkling gowns, the red carpet… This past Sunday was the Academy Awards ceremony, where films of the past ...
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How to Become a "Chief"
In honor of Presidents' Day, today we will look at the word 'chief.' The word 'chief' is used in many ways to denote a person ...
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Candy: A Sweet and Short Story
Candy, or sweets, is a child's favorite delicacy. From lollipops to chocolate—yes, chocolate falls under the 'candy/sweets' ...
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Tea, Chai, Camellia; One Plant, Many Words
From the mountainous region of Southwest China, across the perilous oceans to the dainty tea rooms of London, and to the lazy ...
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The Troubled History and Journey of “Cotton”
Cotton is a fiber that grows on a shrub. Archeologists have found evidence that the peoples in Mesoamerica, in what is today Mex ...
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How Did the Ox Start the Alphabet?
There are many things in our daily life that we take for granted. In most societies of the modern world, literacy, the ability ...
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Potato
Potatoes are one of the most consumed foods in the world. Fried, baked, roasted, boiled; there's a multitude of ways to eat th ...