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Glass is really liquid at room temperature, so they are slowly melting... That's why windows in old churches are thinner at the top of the window than at the bottom...

 

Originally there where no cats in australia, they where brought there by the english settelers during the colonization... And are posing quite a problem for the bird life, since they have no natural enemy there...

 

Most english speaking people think that the danish city of Middelfart has a funny name...

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"Middelfart"

 

LOL, never thought of that really. Disturbing. ^_^

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It appears that I have not yet found a sig to replace the one about me not being banned... interesting.

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Glass is really liquid at room temperature, so they are slowly melting... That's why windows in old churches are thicker at the top of the window that at the bottom...

 

Wait...what? If they were slowly melting, the glass would travel down, so old windows would end up thicker at the bottom than at the top.

 

 

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People who speak British English think that the word "Aluminum" is silly because it doesn't fit with the names in the rest of the periodic table. Curiously, however, they have no problem with "Platinum".

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Speaking of periodic tables...

 

The reason why Au is the shorthand version of Gold is because latin for gold is Aurum. What does Ag stand for???

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Glass is really liquid at room temperature, so they are slowly melting... That's why windows in old churches are thicker at the top of the window that at the bottom...

 

Wait...what? If they were slowly melting, the glass would travel down, so old windows would end up thicker at the bottom than at the top.

 

 

My useless piece of information...

People who speak British English think that the word "Aluminum" is silly because it doesn't fit with the names in the rest of the periodic table. Curiously, however, they have no problem with "Platinum".

 

You are totaly and absolutly correct... just wanted to see if you catched it...

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Silver in Latin is Argentum (damn school) :lol:

 

I learned Aurum from looking for a name for a story idea I felt like writing...

 

Bellus (or something around there) is Latin for beautiful, or somesuch... (I used that name for the leading female role...).

 

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The german division to be awarded the highest number of Knight's Crosses during WW2 was the 2nd Waffen-SS panzerdivision "Das Reich" with 69.

 

 

(thats what you get for playing one WW2 shooter too many)

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Bitter almonds are potentially deadly. These almonds contain a molecule called amygdalin (also known as vitamin B17 or laetrile) and an enzyme known as emulsine, that when coming in contact with each other due to chewing the almond, break the amygdaline down into D-glucose, benzaldehyde and hydrogen cyanide. The benzaldehyde provides the extremely bitter taste that acts as a warning. The hydrogen cyanide is a very potent poison.

 

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and Bella is war! tells you a little about Roman way of thinking!

Not really: bellum means war ;)

 

really? hmm .. thought it was Bella .. well you learn something every day! which was kinda the reason I made this thread! :thumbsup:

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In fact both of you are correct. If I'm not mistaken, "bella" is the singular for "bellum".

 

Interestingly enough, "bella" is a feminine adjective meaning "beautiful" in spanish. :huh:

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USSR communism was capitalist not socialist.  just a different type of capitalist. any comments? im interested to hear a response.

you brought that up in another thread and one single point disproved your thesis. namely, capitalism is a result of free market trade, which communist russia did not have. they were not truly communist, and only were referred to that way due to western media (most likely). heck, their name was the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics...

 

taks

 

oops... my bad, apparently the "other thread" was the one you created after this statement... i'll leave it either way.

comrade taks... just because.

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bellum -i n. (old form , duellum), [war, fighting]; 'in bello', or loc., 'belli', [in time of war].
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I was mistaken alright. "Bella" is the plural form of "bellum", not the other way around. In Latin, depending on the function one word has within a sentece, its morphology changes. I believe it's called the "inflections" of a word, in English.

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bellum -i n. (old form , duellum), [war, fighting]; 'in bello', or loc., 'belli', [in time of war].
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I was mistaken alright. "Bella" is the plural form of "bellum", not the other way around. In Latin, depending on the function one word has within a sentece, its morphology changes. I believe it's called the "inflections" of a word, in English.

 

And the way in which it changes in Latin is called "This is why I farking hate Latin how on Earth could people speak such a stupid language" in English. Many other rules of Latin have similar names in English.

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USSR communism was capitalist not socialist.  just a different type of capitalist. any comments? im interested to hear a response.

you brought that up in another thread and one single point disproved your thesis. namely, capitalism is a result of free market trade, which communist russia did not have. they were not truly communist, and only were referred to that way due to western media (most likely). heck, their name was the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics...

 

taks

 

oops... my bad, apparently the "other thread" was the one you created after this statement... i'll leave it either way.

 

I like to call lenin a semi social dictator and stalin a totalitarian.

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Glass is really liquid at room temperature, so they are slowly melting... That's why windows in old churches are thinner at the top of the window than at the bottom...

 

That's not quite an accurate description. Glass is not a fluid, and it is not really a solid either.

The easiest to read explanation I've found is HERE (Bunny Wuffles Sims page).

She also has more links to info there.

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Glass is really liquid at room temperature, so they are slowly melting... That's why windows in old churches are thinner at the top of the window than at the bottom...

 

That's not quite an accurate description. Glass is not a fluid, and it is not really a solid either.

The easiest to read explanation I've found is HERE (Bunny Wuffles Sims page).

She also has more links to info there.

 

I qwould like to take the time to say once again our systems aren't perfect and this explains it beautifully:) thanks author!

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