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Where did the tennis scoring system come from?

The are multiple theories on where the tennis scoring system came from. I've summarized those here. Why is zero referred to as love? In sports,...
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How many songs did Elvis Presley record?

Elvis recorded around 710 songs. There is no easy way to know for sure without buying all of this albums, but it's around 710. If...
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What do the symbols on back of the U.S. dollar bill mean?

Pull out a dollar bill or use this image for reference as you read through this post. The pyramid and the eagle on the back...
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What is the difference between the United Kingdom, England, Great Britain, and Britain?

I'm going to start off using high-level terms and get more specific as the post goes on. I'll also be using the terms island,...
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Where did the political terms left-wing and right-wing come from?

Today, the terms “left-wing” and “right-wing” are used to refer to liberal and conservative politicians, respectfully. These labels originated from...

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