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Mar
17
revised Why does the United States keep using “old” date representations and imperial system, while being in the minority?
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Mar
17
revised Why does the United States keep using “old” date representations and imperial system, while being in the minority?
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Mar
17
comment Why does the United States keep using “old” date representations and imperial system, while being in the minority?
Note that since everything runs on computers these days, and we program the computers, we computer folks will eventually win. Avoid the rush and get used to YYYY-MM-DD now.
Mar
17
answered Why does the United States keep using “old” date representations and imperial system, while being in the minority?
Mar
15
revised Are steam engines still in regular use anywhere in the world?
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Mar
14
comment What were the influences of Freemasonry in the wars of liberation of Latino American countries from Spanish Colonialism?
Can you find a reference for the claim in that second paragraph. "It is well known" is the traditional introduction for incorrect Urban Legend claims, and I'm not a very trusting sort.
Mar
13
comment What exactly were currours, and what were they used for?
Given the effort both quotes require to translate into modern English spellings, I'm starting to wonder if this isn't just the way they spelled "courier" back then.
Mar
13
comment Why do Egyptian people look like a mixed Black & White?
I think this question is probably salvageable with the right rewording.
Mar
13
revised Light cavalry in medieval western Europe?
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Mar
13
revised What exactly were currours, and what were they used for?
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13
revised Light cavalry in medieval western Europe?
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Mar
13
comment Light cavalry in medieval western Europe?
Well, since apparently I'm not the only one who desires more information on currours, I've created a question for it. Answers welcome.
Mar
13
asked What exactly were currours, and what were they used for?
Mar
12
answered Light cavalry in medieval western Europe?
Mar
11
comment Explaining the data in the 2004 Republican primary results
As an Okie myself, my suspicion is that most of that 10% in my state was people confusing the guy with local media personality/promoter "Cowboy" Bill Watts
Mar
10
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Mar
9
revised Nazism and Jewish persecution awareness during the WW2 years
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Mar
9
revised Nazism and Jewish persecution awareness during the WW2 years
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Mar
9
comment Nazism and Jewish persecution awareness during the WW2 years
Ironically, a lot of folks like to "otherise" 20th Century Germans to convince themselves that it couldn't possibly happen where I live. I'm writing this from a very nice normal (boring) mid-American city where one fine spring day in 1921 one half of the city rose up and burned the other half to the ground in an orgy of violence, killing hundreds or thousands depending on who you ask. Don't fool yourself.
Mar
9
answered Nazism and Jewish persecution awareness during the WW2 years