Monthly Archives: January 2012

Food Friday

If you were invited to eat in a medieval castle, you would have to bring your own knife.  Hosts weren’t expected to provide them for their guests.  And forget about the fork.  It wasn’t invented until the 16th century. Join … Continue reading

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Thinker Thursday

The first business to claim an exclusive license on lemonade was Compagnie de Limonadiers, in Paris, France.  By 1676 thirsty Frenchmen could purchase a lemonade from a licensed seller who would walk around with a mixture of water, lemon juice, … Continue reading

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Wagging Wednesday

Polar bears are some of the smartest hunters in the bear family.  Their white fur allows them to blend into the snow and ice around them so they aren’t seen by the seals they hunt.  But what about their big … Continue reading

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