Category Archives: Intriguing

Halloween Hauntings

Another Halloween has come and gone. The once beautifully carved jack-o-lanterns have turned into rotting pumpkins; loads of candy are no longer being given out for free; and (with the exception of a few interesting individuals) no one is walking … Continue reading

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  What do Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy have in common? As it turns out the answer is: a whole heck of a lot. Though the two presidents were in power a century apart and ruled over two very … Continue reading

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Words Originating from the Civil War

The English language is cool. Yes, it’s full of strange rules and even stranger exceptions. And yes, there are plenty of words that are spelled the same and sound the same but have two totally different meanings (homonyms). But despite … Continue reading

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The President’s Pocket

Many Americans know that Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theater in Washington, D.C. What many may not know is what Lincoln was carrying in his pockets at the time … Continue reading

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