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History
by HLesley
2 years ago
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Language, Culture and Politics: The French Language in Canada

Throughout its 500 year history the development of the French language in Canada has involved a tangled web of linguistic, political and social issues.

History
by HLesley
7 months ago
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Where Did the English Language Come From?

Used around the world for scientific and business communication, Modern English is a fairly new language, only about 400 years old.

Lifestyle
by HLesley
2 years ago
Pidgins and Creoles: How New Languages are Born

We humans have an inborn need to use language to communicate, and throughout history we have always found creative ways to interact.

History
by HLesley
2 years ago
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How the Rosetta Stone Unlocked the Secrets of Ancient Egypt

How a piece of broken stone from the rubble of an old fort became a vital key to reading Egyptian hieroglyphics.

Lifestyle
by HLesley
2 years ago
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Five Sinful Chocolate Desserts From Around the World

A quick tour around the world in search of the most decadent chocolate dessert

Pets & Animals
by HLesley
2 years ago
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Great Dog Breeds: the Happy Little Papillon

Information about the papillon or butterfly dog, and the writer's personal experience with the breed.

History
by HLesley
1 year ago
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Remembering Sacrifice: Wilfred Owen and the Poetry of World War One

Remembrance Day originated in the outpouring of grief at the end of World War I, the "war to end all wars". That grief is also reflected in the work of the World War One poets, the greatest of which is Wilfred Owen.

History
by HLesley
1 year ago
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Mata Hari: Double Agent or Dupe?

Mata Hari's life was considered scandalously shocking in her day and is now the stuff of legend. She may be the archetype of the sexy female spy, but things are not always what they seem.

Lifestyle
by HLesley
2 years ago
Five Benefits of Learning a Second Language

According to experts, learning a foreign language provides many more benefits than you might think.

Travel & Places
by HLesley
2 years ago
Ten of the World's Most Amazing and Mystifying Structures

Some unique and amazing feats of architecture around the world that have that "wow" factor. 

History
by HLesley
1 year ago
How Did Spanish Become a World Language?

In 1494, the Treaty of Tordesillas granted Spain exclusive exploration rights west of a line running close to the 46th meridian. This determined the future of Spanish colonization of the New World, and the resulting geographical distribution of the Spanish language.

Health
by HLesley
1 year ago
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Not Just for Vampires: Garlic Through the Ages

Garlic, the stinking rose, has been used as a food and a medicine since ancient times.

Lifestyle
by HLesley
10 months ago
Clam Digging on the Pacific Coast

There is nothing more delicious than fresh seafood, and a fun way to obtain the very freshest seafood is by going to the beach and digging your own clams.

Entertainment
by HLesley
1 year ago
The Rags to Riches Life of Dame Shirley Bassey

The youngest of seven children born to a single mother in the notorious dockland slum of Tiger Bay, Dame Shirley achieved worldwide fame and now lives a life of secluded luxury in Monaco.

History
by HLesley
1 year ago
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Surprising Life Choices for Women in the Middle Ages

In the Middle Ages women's life choices were limited by both gender and social status. But in spite of these limitations, medieval women had a surprisingly wide range of careers. 

History
by HLesley
1 year ago
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What is the EU and Why Brexit? A Historical Perspective

Throughout history Europe was torn apart by war, but some, including Winston Churchill, dreamed that it need not always be so. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save

Entertainment
by HLesley
2 years ago
Race, Class and Honor in Aphra Behn's "Oronooko"

Notorious for her bawdy plays and sexually explicit poetry, Aphra Behn is best known for her short novel Oroonoko, a work that is sometimes regarded as an early abolitionist text and sometimes as a highly racist one.

Lifestyle
by HLesley
11 months ago
Burns Night: How the World Celebrates Scottish National Poet Robert Burns

January 25 is Robert Burns Day. This is when Scots and Scottish wannabees in Scotland and around the world joyfully celebrate Scotland's most famous poet.

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