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The Ice War Diplomat, Gary J. Smith, comes to Almonte

by Edith Cody-Rice If you are of...

Highlights of the May 17 2022 Council Meeting

Last night, the start of Council began...

Help support your local museums this summer: raffle

Mill of Kintail Museum Mississippi Valley Textile Museum North...
Diana's QuizAnswers to Diana's Quiz - March 23, 2013

Answers to Diana’s Quiz – March 23, 2013

1. Coffee beans originated in Ethiopia, and were first exported to Yemen for use as a drink.  The word coffee is a short version of the Arabic ”wine of the bean”

2.  Samsung now manufactures the most smartphones.
3.  The only recognized legal entities are a natural person (including a partnership or other commercial construct such as a joint venture) or a corporation.  (with thanks to Mr. Chapman for his most elucidating article)
4.   Two mathematicians are credited with inventing calculus, and there was much dispute over who was first – one is Sir Issac Newton, and the other is Gottfried Leibniz.
5.  Orwell wrote 1984 in 1948, and he wanted it to be near enough in the future that many of his readers would still be alive in  1984.

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