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Why is the Los Angeles baseball team called the Dodgers?

Before moving to Los Angeles, the Dodgers were based in Brooklyn, New York. The team originated in the 19th century when, because of the...
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Why is Friday the 13th considered to be unlucky?

No one knows for sure why Friday the 13th is considered unlucky but the most widely accepted explanation is based on Christianity.
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Why is the lion referred to as the king of the jungle when it...

While there is authoritive source for this that I could find, the phrase it is based on a Hindi translation for the word jungle.
Old European Log Cabin

What is the difference between a house and a cabin?

Houses and cabins aren't mutually exclusive. This means that something can be both a house and a cabin.A house can be defined as a...
General Tso's chicken

Who was General Tso and why is chicken named after him?

General Tso's Chicken is named after Chinese statesman and military leader Zuo Zongtang (a.k.a General Tso, Tso Tsung-t'ang, and Marquis Kejing), however, he personally...

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