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The British colony of Newfoundland became a mostly independent dominion in 1907. In 1933, facing crushing dept in the Great Depression, Newfoundland seems to have become mostly a British Colony again while ruled by the Commission. In 1948 the citizens voted in a referendum to become part of Canada instead of continuing under Britain, or regaining ...


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Here is a reducto ad Absurbum of the idea that "train" only refers to a railroad train. J.R.R. Tolkien, writer of Lord of the Rings, was a professional philologist and knew the meanings of words. In the Silmarillion chapter on the Dagor Bragollach, "The Battle of Sudden Flame", Tolkien describes a sudden attack by Morgoth, the original Dark Lord, on his ...



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