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Was Colonel Sanders a real colonel?

Colonel Sanders was really a colonel, but not a military colonel. "Kentucky Colonel" is an honorary title awarded to an individualĀ in Kentucky by the...
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Why are pretzels brown?

No one can say for sure why pretzels were originally made to appear brown. However, I can tell you what makes them brown.The distinct...
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Why do we have daylight saving time?

According to Michael Downing, author of Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving Time, the first daylight saving time policy began in Germany...
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What does SOS stand for?

SOS doesn't stand for or represent any letters, rather it's a representation of a Morse code distress signal. SOS is a continuous Morse code...
Valentines Day

Why is it called Valentine’s Day?

The origins of Valentineā€™s Day are shrouded in mystery. What is known is that February has historically been celebrated as a month of romance...

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