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People drank gold powder mixed in with water in …

31 August 2009

People drank gold powder mixed in with water in medieval Europe to relieve pain from sore limbs. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

Pearls can …

31 August 2009

Pearls can melt/dissolve in vineger. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

Pakistan was named in 1933 and is derived from the first letters of Punjab, Afghan, …

31 August 2009

Pakistan was named in 1933 and is derived from the first letters of Punjab, Afghan, Kashmir, Sind, and Tan. All of these are districts or states of what is now Pakistan. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

Ough can be pronounced in eight different ways. The following sentence contains them all: A …

31 August 2009

Ough can be pronounced in eight different ways. The following sentence contains them all: A rough-coated, dough-faced ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough, coughing and hiccoughing thoughtfully. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles …

30 August 2009

Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn’t added until 5 years later. See more: Fascinating Facts : Sanjeev.NETwork


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