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Day: April 5, 2017

What ancient names, if any, would you name a child nowadays?

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Posted in categories: Culture

From harrumphing, get-your-hippy-names-away-from-me answers such as Why do English-speaking people often have strange first names? and Is Khalisi a weird name for a baby?, you will have surmised correctly that I would only go with ancient names that have survived in modern times. Or been revived in modern times. Ιn Greece, the difference matters: Helen […]

What about Vegemite is so appealing to the Australian palate?

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Posted in categories: Australia, Culture

As others have said—many of them not even from God’s Own Country (but certainly honorary Aussies, one and all): Vegemite is ace. I’ll add a couple of observations: There are certainly cultural predilections in what food you end up eating by default: what a culture happens to have come up with in cuisine determines what […]

If your pet could fully comprehend what you’re saying to them for 60 seconds, what would you tell them?

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Posted in categories: Pets

Jenny! Jenny, I know you’re in chronic pain and rather silly about your own pain management. When you get those Zydax® – Injections to Reduce Arthritis in Dogs? That’s not a cue for you to start running berserk in the doggie park again. Or to jump all over the doggie chiro. Just relax, Jen. Take […]

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