bentonville ar realtor: Glycyrrhiza Gladra. No I did not misspell this... - 05/21/15 08:59 PM
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Some of us like this I know I do but some don’t.  It comes in various sizes and shapes.  We all know it as Liquorice but what is another name of this tasty treat?  Why the answer is of course Glycyrrhiza Gladra.  Now go chew on that one.  Makes one … (6 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Doctor Livingstone I presume.. - 05/20/15 09:15 PM
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I hope everyone has read the book and of course seen the movie made famous by Spencer Tracy.  Mr. Tracy was known as H M Stanley and he found Dr. Livingstone.  But can you tell me where he found Mr. Livingstone and what year was Dr. Livingstone found?  Why I’m … (16 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Do you remember Melitta Bentz? You use her invention daily - 05/19/15 09:18 PM
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We all use them and they are universal (almost) in their design.  Of course I’m talking about the coffee filter.  Now ask you who invented the coffee filter?  Why is was none other than Melitta Bentz in 1908.  She took a tin container and punched holes in it and placed … (17 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Barleycorns and King Edward - 05/18/15 09:13 PM
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Going to test your memory today.  Back in 1305 (I remember it well) England’s King Edward determined the length of an inch in shoemaking among other trades.   My question is what did he use to make that determination?  Well is was the length of three barleycorns placed end to end.   … (12 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: What a surprise - 05/17/15 10:25 PM
What a surprise     
Well I did it I finally did it.  Today to my surprise I wound up on page two of the leaderboard.  It seems like only yesterday I started my journey here in the Rain.  While I don’t know if I’ll ever make it to page one I am consistent. 
Usually only one post per day and around 10-20 comments on the people I follow plus a few new ones.  As an added bonus I recently started reading the Q & A section. It is interesting on some of the questions asked in that forum.  Anyway a good day … (17 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Napoleon Bonaparte... Something you didn't know - 05/17/15 09:19 PM
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Napoleon Bonaparte is a famous person.  Regardless of how you feel about him the history is written.  However today I want to write about his grandnephew Charles Bonaparte.  Do you know what position he held and what government agency he founded?  Charles Bonaparte was the U.S. attorney general in 1908, … (10 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Columbus's second voyage. - 05/16/15 09:25 PM
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We all were taught about Columbus in his famous voyage.  He had three ships we all know but can you tell me on his second exploration of the Americas how many ships were under his command?  The answer is 17.  He had 17 ships when he returned to the Americas.  … (26 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: 42 arrested by Atlantic City police for going topless - 05/15/15 09:17 PM
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Back in 1935 police in Atlantic City, New Jersey arrested 42 men at the local beach.  Can you tell me what they were arrested for?  Why people they were in topless swimsuits.  Apparently is was against the law for even men to go topless.  MY OH MY! How times have … (33 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: By the Dawns Early Light... - 05/14/15 09:16 PM
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Francis Scott Key is the writer of our National Anthem.   During the Battle of Fort McHenry he wrote “By the Dawn Early Light”.  However how as he able to see the flag still waving?  Well we didn’t need any binoculars because the flag was 30x42 feet.  The commander of the … (12 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Not another blonde joke.... - 05/13/15 09:24 PM
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We’ve all read and told blonde jokes.  There are so many out there it’s hard to choose which one would be your favorite.  Personally I’ve seen talked to and heard blondes who are very intelligent.  However my question to you is what percent of reported blondes in America are truly … (17 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Phobias what's yours? - 05/12/15 09:06 PM
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We all have phobias if you want to admit it or not.  There is something that strikes fear in all of us.  For some of us its heights, water, being alone, fire, and spiders the list is never ending.  Mine is snakes.  Want to die come at me with a … (19 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: 40 Whacks - 05/11/15 09:11 PM
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The rhyme says Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother 40 whacks and when she saw what she had done she gave her father 41.  Now tell me do you know how many were?  According to police records the mother had 19 and the father 10.  When she … (13 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Clam Shells - 05/10/15 09:03 PM
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We all have seen the American Indian with no facial hair.  However do you know how or with what did they keep their face free of the facial hair?  Why they used clam shells.  They used them like we use tweezers today.  A painful experience I’m sure. 
If you liked … (9 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Strike the tent - 05/09/15 09:11 PM
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Robert E. Lee was one of the most famous generals in the Civil War between the States.  As everyone knows the south surrendered to the north at Apponmatox Court House thus ending the war.  However do you know what were the last words spoken by General Lee before he died … (14 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Panning for gold - 05/08/15 09:16 PM
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We’ve all seen prospectors “panning” for gold.  The question for you today is what did people use in ancient time to collect the grains of gold from the streams?  Why it was the fleece of sheep.  One more for today.  What was used to erase lead pencil marks before the … (16 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: The last 24 hours have been exhausting.. - 05/08/15 09:00 PM
Break time is over.
 
Yesterday I wrote about taking a break from posting a blog here in the Rain.  While I enjoyed the break the time just flew by.  I was having some issues by not posting but finally the day has arrived when I can start posting again. 
My how time flies but finally another day has arrived and I’m back and refreshed.  Ready to get back and start posting again.  My next post will follow shortly.  Set back and enjoy who knows you may be enlightened and enjoy what I have to say.  Have a great day dancing here in … (8 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Time to take a break - 05/07/15 09:18 PM
Time to take a break.
I have been posting a blog every day for about the last two-three years.  Even while I was in the hospital I posted.  Anyway I’ve been thinking it is time for a break and that is what I have decided to do.
I do hope you enjoy my blogs and have found some of them to be informative and fun.  Anyway back to my taking a break.  I promise I won’t write another blog that is until tomorrow…..  Now go out and enjoy your day cause I’ll be back tomorrow…
 
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bentonville ar realtor: Nonsense... - 05/06/15 09:13 PM
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I write about this often and that is nonsense.  So tell me who wrote “The Book on Nonsense”?  Why it was non-other than Edward Lear.  One more on books while in jail in Bedford around 1675 what book was written?  Why it was “The Pilgrim’s Progress”.  Written by John Bunyan … (16 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Top hats and sheep - 05/05/15 09:20 PM
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In 1797 (I remember it well) introduced something worn in London.  It was widely popular and in some places still is.  My question is what did he introduce?  Well it was the Top Hat.  In the Scottish Herbrides island can sustain only one of these.  What is it?  Times up … (18 comments)

bentonville ar realtor: Singing Sandy - 05/04/15 09:17 PM
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Singing Sandy.  This famous actor was no singer for sure.  I’ve heard this person sing.  This person however will be known by all of us once I reveal to you who this person is.  Singing Sandy was a western series and the cowboy always carried a guitar and strummed a … (24 comments)

 
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