Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Did You Know...

That until 1949, there were four independent nations in North America (north of Central America)? And that that fourth nation, Newfoundland, was essentially forced by the UK to join Canada due to its debt problems? (Source: This Time Is Different, Reinhart and Rogoff.)

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Euphemisms II

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