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The English alphabet history traces its root back to fifth-century Anglo-Saxon runes and Latin alphabets. The combination of the two evolved into the current 26 letters of the English alphabet.
The first mention of anything like football comes from China in the 2nd and 3rd century BC. A military training exercise involved kicking a ball through a target, whilst being attacked by opponents. Something similar also existed in Japan. The first game of this type was played in ancient Greece and…
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The history of the alphabet started in ancient Egypt. By 2700 BCE Egyptian writing had a set of some 24 hieroglyphs which are called uniliterals, to represent syllables that begin with a single consonant of their language, plus a vowel (or no vowel) to be supplied by the native speaker. These glyphs…
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You definitely run the risk of sounding desperate.Ideally they'd see your resume and contact you to ask if you'll accept a lower salary. However, if you don't hear from them you probably have nothing to lose.
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Answer Narcissists continually test their companions/mates/spouses - "If she knows my true character will she abandon me"? It would be a mistake to attribute this kind of behavior to altruistic motives. Answer From my experience with an N, they would never say that anyone is better than them…
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The expansion for BAM is "Base Auto Maintenance." For instance, my Father served with the 623rd Base Auto Maintenance (BAM) Battalion in Europe during WW2. I am presently trying to determine the duties of BAM units.
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By the beginning of the 18th century, interest in astrology in Europe, seemed to dwindle and it was not practiced a lot. This changed in the beginning of the 20th century, at which time; there was a renewed interest in the science.Due to almost two centuries of disregard and ignorance about astrolog…
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MACEDONIAA region of SE Europe occupying the central part of what is now known as the Balkan Peninsula. It extended from the Adriatic Sea on the W to the Aegean Sea on the E, and lay N of Achaia. Although having numerous fertile plains, this is chiefly a mountainous area. Anciently, Macedonia served…
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uncopyrightable. It's a stretch but it might work for you! dermatoglyphics. For references, see Related links below this box.
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The Laws of the Game do not restrict where players may be during the normal course of play. Any player is free to be positioned anywhere on the field.
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Chadwick's sign is a bluish discoloration of the cervix, vagina, and labia caused by the hormone estrogen which results in venous congestion. It can be observed as early as 6-8 weeks after conception, and its presence is an early sign of pregnancy.
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Answer It's giving an indirect hint of an event to come, through an unassociated observation. Observing that the moon was "blood red" on a particular night might be the authors way of forshadowing the shedding of blood in the story.
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There are a total of 26 letters in the English alphabet. All dialects of English use the same 26 letters: Uppercase: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Lowercase: a b c d e f h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z a=1 b=2 c=3 d=4 e=5 f=6 g=7 h=8 i=9 j=10 k=11 l=12 m=1…
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Rare Beauty As with all things, something is worth what someone is willing to pay for it. However, with coins, the answer isn't really how old a coin is but, rather how rare it is that matters most of all. For example, I have a 1920 penny worth about a dime, but I'd trade it for a 1943 penny …
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Answer You have a standard-weight Auto-5 in 16ga made in 1954. It is not a Sweet Sixteen, which was actually a specific model and not a generic term. Not sure where you are finding all these marks, perhaps on the barrel? The Belgians put all kind of proofmarks and assembly codes on their parts -…
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Close to Distributor you will find it protruding from a wiring harness . You simply pull on it to remove for timing proceedures.
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That is a matter of personal opinion. Some would say geometry, others would say algebra, while still others would say calculus. Others may something else completely. I don't really know which one I would say is the hardest.  Number theory is perhaps the hardest to make progress in.AnswerI am a…
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Science in High SchoolIf you are worried about how hard chemistry and physics will be, read a book the summer before high school that will introduce you to the subject. A few suggestions:'Physics for Dummies''Chemistry for Everyone''Chemistry Essentials for Dummies'.These books are all available on …
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The first form of the alphabet was created by ancient Egypt.
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he is probably refering to Ja Rule. they do not get along because Ja Rule tried to steal some of tupacs verses and 50 cent recognized this. It made a big deal and that is why Ja Rule is no longer a rapper. 50 cent, eminem, & busta rhymes made a remix to tupacs hail Mary throwing it at ja rule an…
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Difference Between EP and LP LP is "long play" which is a regular album released. EP is "extended play" which is some type of prerelease sometimes with just the possible "hits" or sometimes a re-release of partial or extra. Not the original release
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Research Be sure to do research. Get facts and stats. Look at both sides of the issue before you establish your opinion. Look for arguments from a variety of sources. Do not rely exclusively on any one medium. Professional journals are some of the best. Writing Organize your essay in a way that mak…
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T N T = Trinitrotoluene, an explosive. ------ Also, Turner Network Television - Formerly the name of a syndication service, now a cable television network created by Ted Turner and owned today by Time Warner. Uh duh! It stands for 'Teen Ninja Turtles';) Or Trinitrotoluene and even in some circles …
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In In your letter Answer It would be correct to say, "In your letter you mentioned that..." or "I spilled coffee on your letter."
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The greek one... as it was the world's powerforce (before the common era - to limit the timespace). And of course the latin alphabet... we use it still today. Some sign alphabets were used too, longer in the north than in the south, due to the territory of influence the Romans had.
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I am doing this in year seven English at the moment so this question should be easy peasy. It has origins in Latin, Celtic, French, Irish, German, Welsh and Scottish. Over the ages the languages have merged. There are also word made from a mixture, slang origins, words originating from names, and wo…
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It is a pangram This sentence is a pangram, or holoalphabetic sentence, using all the letters of the alphabet. However, many other pangrams exist, so it is not unique in that sense. examples: Waltz, bad nymph, for quick jigs vex! Wafting zephyrs quickly vexed Jumbo. Although, purists will say th…
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Nobody can tell you what to write - you must write what is in your own heart and mind. Copying what someone else has written leads to dull, boring writing that is not going to help you learn how to write better. Only you can tell your opinion of something! Click on the Related Questions to learn …
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Honesty Honesty is important because if you lie to someone then someone will have the crime. But actually you comitted it.
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Actually, it was the Sumerians in Mesopotamia
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Answer No one person. It evolved over thousands of years from many sources. Look under ALPHABET in the Brittanica or any other good encyclopedia for a full history. Answer There is no such thing as a purely "US" English alphabet, other than perhaps the US pronunciation of the last letter, Z, …
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A responsive essay is one in which you read through a work of literature and examine all points of interest in it. You will need a thorough understanding of literary terms in order to do this sort of essay. Some of the ways you read through a work of literature include:identify literary devices (suc…
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The Letter S Letter S. A great letter. Although letter C sometimes makes the same initial sound, letter S is the only letter dedicated to that sound. To me, it is also a lot more elegant and sinuous. Plus, letter C could be removed completely from the alphabet and we would get along just fine... …
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It is extremely competitive to be admitted to a vet school in the United States. You need to have a good GPA (generally above 3.5 in undergradate), a good score on the GRE or MCAT, good references and a lot of experience both working with a veterinarian and working with animals.
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English developed as a language in the 17th Century among the Anglo-Saxons of England and Southwestern Scotland.
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Uber is another word for 'very' or 'cool', i.e: "That is uber sweet" or "You are so uber!"
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In World War Two, German defensive fortifications generally ran along the German border in the west. These included minefields, tank traps & bunkers. The bunkers were armed with machine guns and anti-tank weapons. The line was constructed to protect Germany from the Allies that were advancing th…
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The Phoniecions after sumer, then babyoloiny, then Assyrians . Phoniecion ruled the empire and were merchants and touch for trade and were a moving empire. soon envadeed Ancient Eygpt from the med sea. sumer babolions assyrian ruled mesopotamia in bagdad irag to a city called Ur were Kuwait boardes …
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Answer: Why are silent letters used? There are many answers. First, spoken language changes faster than orthography, thus English, like many other languages, still retains old ways of writing words that don't correspond anymore to the actual pronounciation. Second, when a foreign word is borrowed, i…
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it's a very good school but hard to get in . the acceptnce rate is 15-20 % .
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By the time of the Archaic Period, the Greeks had lost the use of Linear-B. Following the resumption of trade with the Middle East, they adopted the Phoenicean alphabet which, with some modifications, is still used to write Greek. The Greek alphabet was, in turn, eventually adapted to become the…
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Chimerical Scheme The term "A Chimerical Scheme" is derived from the Greek Story of Pegasus and Bellerophon. At one point in the story, The King of Lycia was asked to kill Bellerophon but instead of killing him himself, he told Bellerophon to kill the Chimaer, assuring that Bellerophon would die in …
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  Certified letters travel with regular mail; you get a receipt "certifying" that you sent it, along with tracking which shows it has been delivered. If you also purchase the "return receipt" (the little green card they attach) you will not receive a physical article saying your item has been…
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Longest Word In English With All Letters In Alphabetical Order The longest word in English with all letters in alphabetical order is aegilops. (8 letters) Aegilops, a Latin word which has been absorbed into the English language, has three meanings: an eye condition, a type of grassa species of oak t…
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OBAFGKMN represents the spectral types of stars in order as seen on the Hertzsprung Russell Diagram.A common mnemonic device for this is: Oh Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me Now.They stand for the diffrent classes of stars. They are put in these classes depending on what color they are and how hot they are.Th…
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Languages (with the exception of artificial languages) are not invented. Instead, they develop over many centuries.
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So many sofwares are there, such as Quillpad, an online script converter where you can type Telugu words in English script. It converts those words into Telugu font (or script). Its pretty easy to use. Please see related link for this website 'Quillpad'.
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in Hebrew it is chochma (you pronounch the ch like there's a popcorn stuck in your throat.) it is spelt חוחמה  French : Connaissance [konaysans] or Savoir [savoar]
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First you need to understand clearly what editors do : they read pieces written for publication and correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style. You need to have at least a bachelor's degree in some subject, preferably in English, communications, or journalism. Then you need to go to some publ…
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English originated from the fusion of languages and dialects, now collectively termed Old English or Anglo-Saxon, which were brought to the eastern coast of Great Britain by Germanic settlers beginning in the 5th century of the modern era. A significant number of English words have Latin roots becau…
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Answer The short answer is yes. Magick functions on a subconscious level that does not really understand spoken language. Thus with magick any language can be used, but it is the intent behind the words that really matters and not the words themselves. However keep in mind that there are some la…
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Answer Philologists have estimated that the language today may contain as many as 350,000 to 500,000 words.
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Use caution. The following answers are just opinions. In truth, it is not possible to count the words of any language, because there is no universal definition of what a word is. Most languages have between 40,000 and 160,000 words.Answer:There are about 150,000 words in the Russian language. Many p…
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My favorite letter is N; my name begins with it. And my favorite is R - it is simply the best. ;) xx But the best of all is the letter E- because it's the most fun to write and people write their E's so many different ways. My favorite letter is H because my name starts with it. M - awesome lett…
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The Bible teaches that this sense of lostness is rooted in the fact that we live in a fallen world in which we are all handicapped by a sin nature: we "all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God" (Romans 3:23). Despite our best efforts we are unable to remove the haunting weight of guilt th…
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Science affecting politics and vice versa
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40 '/. of the English language---- It's difficult to answer, because are you including all the words in the English language or only commonly used ones? are you counting only Norman French, modern French, Latin words that came via French, etc. ? However, the Oxford Dictionary site ( http://www.askox…
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Ans is: "Floccinaucinihilipilification"
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No one person created the Modern English alphabet. It evolved since the 9th Century based mainly on how writers used it.
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Answer Think of cars made in the 50s. Especially those whose names begin with D. An Airstream is a 50's era travel trailer, usually made with a polished aluminum skin, looking rather like an aircraft's fuselage. Adventurer could easily be another travel trailer manufacturer.
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There are 5 vowels and 2 semi-vowels (Y and W). But there are from 11 to 20 "vowel sounds" in English, made by one or more vowels in various words. Vowels in the English Alphabet The 5 traditional vowels are A, E, I, O, and U. However, in English the the letters W and Y can also represent vowel so…
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you look at the first letter of the words you have and go by the alphabet . example your words are art music computer. the alpabetic order is art computer and finally music . that is how you put things in alphabetic order if all of the first letters are the same then you look at the second letter, …
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24 Letters are in the Greek Alphabet. and they are a little wired in engerlish.
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The first letter of the alphabet is the letter A
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While both being non-funded or contingent facilities i.e. they depend on the happening of a certain event, the basic difference between the two is that of the parties involved. In a bank guarantee, three parties are involved; the bank, the person to whom the guarantee is given and the person on whos…
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Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
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Every language has it's peculiarities. The English language is the most complex that uses the 26 letter alphabet. Many words sound alike and yet have different meanings. Some are even spelled identically, yet have different meanings depending on the sentence use. To avoid confusion in writing Englis…
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Well, I can't tell actually how many word exist. Since the early English language is a mixture of Anglo-Saxon, old German and Danish, there have to be hundreds, if not thousands of German-related words in the English language. Some examples include "tide" or "clock". It's the same word, the sam…
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Tennis originated from a 12th century French game called pimple's; it was a court game where the ball was struck with the hand.
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Answer for me the oldest letter is a The letter "O" is the oldest letter. It has not changed in shape since its adoption in the Phoenician alphabet c. 1300 B.C.
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The Better Answer The alphabet came from the 'A´lef-Beyhth, the alphabet divised by ancient semites first letter was A´lef the father our letter A. A is the 1st letter in the series of alphabets.
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The climax of the story is the turning point of the story; the moment when the ultimate suspence reaches its peak.
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The ABC's refers to the alphabet, also constituted into a a song containing the whole English alphabet. Sometimes the term ABC's can be used to refer to the basics or fundamental facts one should know about something. For example: "Please see me later for the ABC's of computing" if I am talking to…
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Check to see if the brake lights are working - shift interlock is same circuit Check fuseTry moving key to 1st position (unlock) shift to neutral to start car and then shift to Drive
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Answer It was believed that a type of checker was created in a country called Ur in Iraq in 3000 B.C or in Egypt called Alquerque and thena french man thought about playing it on a chess board which made the game have 36 peices.
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Ebay has a page that lets you see which search terms are used most in eBay by alphabet. For searches that start with A it is apple iPod video. B is bed in a bag. For more search terms you can go to http://buy.eBay.com/
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The Phoenician alphabet was listed in the same order in several documents 3000 years ago It became useful for maintaining lists
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Answer Daniel 4:37, in the King James Version, has every letter except Q. "Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment: and those that walk in pride he is able to abase." Also, Haggai 1:1, in KJV has every letter exc…
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No-one created it: it evolved.
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The word 'cum' in this context derives from the Latin word cum which means 'with' or in this context 'alongside with' i.e. the person IS something alongside something else e'g. an actor and singer.
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new answer In the universal language of mind. Blood represents truth and life force.Jesus is the embodiment of Truth.
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The original meaning appears to be to have eaten or drunk something. If you have a good meal and a glass of wine under your belt, it's because you've swallowed them and they are in your stomach. It's now more commonly used for achievements one has accomplished, especially achievements that you can…
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To call an African American an "Uncle Tom" is to insult him by suggesting he is selling-out to the White race. The origin of the name 'Uncle Tom' is believed to come from the book callled, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" Where the main character, Uncle Tom, is initially seen as a noble long-suffering Christi…
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While "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" is the most famous pangram, it is not the only sentence that uses every letter in the alphabet. There are many more such as: Wafting zephyrs quickly vexed Jumbo. (excluded from the list by some because it contains a proper noun.) The five boxing…
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yes , it has its own script. The correct spelling is Sourashtra(Saurashtra).It is an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Tamil Nadu and a sizeable number of speakers are in Madurai. The first book printed in Sourashtra script was in 1876.Later in 1880 Sourashtranaadi was printed. Afterwards, T.M.Rama Rai …
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The Lord's Prayer You're probably thinking of the King James Version of what is commonly called "the Lord's Prayer," also known in some circles as the "model prayer." The Gospels give two slightly different versions of the phrasing. Matthew 6:9-13 renders it like this: Our Father, which a…
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Flags Semaphore is transmitted via flags. One is held in each hand. The positions of the arms determine the letter. Semaphore can also be transmitted via paddles or blades on towers.
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because the law is only that you have to edit only certain words to call it edited.
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The case for carrying arrows is called quiver.
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The earliest alphabet was created by the Egyptians around 2700 BCE. It was a set of 24 hieroglyphics that represented consonant sounds. But they didn't write solely with these "letters." They mixed them with other hieroglyphs that represented whole words.The Phoenicians were the first to come up wit…
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According to Jomini there are two types of "Lines of Operations" :- First are the "Natural Kinds of Lines of Operation" i.e different terrain feature around which different operations can be conducted. Second are the interior lines of operations i.e putting your concentrated force between two divid…
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Answer Many people believe that surfing was invented by Hawaiians, historical documents have disproved this . It was actually invented in Polynesia according to the records of 18th century sailors, some people claim it was invented in ancient South America first, this type of surfing was not the …
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Well, I think, my friend that is Greek told me that the Greek made the alphabet and the Americans adapted it and then the Greek got mad and soon changed their alphabet. This is how we got it.
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Supports objects to be heated
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