Sep 20 2016

Median Income in USA 2015

Median household income in the United States in 2015
The Median household income in the United States in 2015 was $56,516.

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Sep 19 2016

Poverty Levels in USA 2015

United States official poverty rate in 2015
The United States official poverty rate in 2015 was 13.5 percent, with 43.1 million people in poverty, 3.5 million fewer than in 2014.

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Sep 19 2016

Why did the USA enter World War II

Why did the USA enter World War II?
That is a question that I hear every now and again. With some people saying that the USA should not have joined in a European war.
Most of the US did not actually want to join a European War, and they avoided it for as long as possible.
However:

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Sep 18 2016

Scottish Independence

Will the Scottish get Independence from UK Many people think that Scotland should be Independent, including many English, but how close are they to leaving the United Kingdom? There have been TWO referendums on this in recent times: In 1979, when 32.9% of the registered electorate voted FOR Independence In 2014, when 37.8% of the registered electorate …

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Sep 16 2016

English or American: Registrable or Registerable

Registrable or Registerable. English Language usage Registrable or Registerable: Capable of being Registered. In 1931 the use of the word Registerable was twice as common as the Registrable spelling version. However.. By 1942, the position had reversed with Registrable being more than twice as common as Registerable. Between 1942 and 2000, the use of the spelling Registerable stayed at about …

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Aug 28 2016

European Union GDP per Capita 1973 to 2013

Gross Domestic Product Per Capita in Europe Since UK Joined the EU
The GDP per Capita figure is essentially the countries GDP (Gross Domestic Product) divided by the number of its inhabitants.
This indicator is commonly used to estimate a country’s real wealth status.
The following chart shows the GDP per Capita

Aug 28 2016

Percentage of UK trade with the European Union

Percentage of UK trade with the European Union from 1973 Joining the EEC in 1973 shifted the direction of UK trade away from former trading partners and towards the countries in the European Community. In 1973 the percentage of trade with the EEC was about 30% (From 2004 LSE data at http://cep.lse.ac.uk/pubs/download/CP163.pdf) By 1990 this …

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Aug 09 2016

Brexit: Do ‘Foreigners’ only do the work that the British don’t want to do?

Do ‘Foreigners’ only do the work that the British don’t want to do?
An attack on Leave voters, saying they are stupid, had a Remain supporter saying that foreigners ‘do not take our jobs, they do the ones the British do not want to do’.
My thoughts on this are…

Aug 08 2016

Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, Ascendant

The Divergent Series is a Feature Film series based on the books by Veronica Roth

Films in the Divergent Series:
Divergent (2014)
Insurgent (2015)
Allegiant (2016)
Ascendant (2017) (originally called: Allegiant – Part 2)

Aug 07 2016

ALDI Mobile: How to Turn Off Voicemail

How to Turn Off Voicemail on ALDI Mobile Not sure how to do this yet How to Access Voicemail on ALDI Mobile Voicemail can be accessed by dialling 141 from your handset, or opening your phone contacts and calling “Voicemail”. You cannot currently access your ALDImobile voicemail from another phone. (Aug 2016) When you first dial voicemail, …

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Aug 01 2016

Facebook Messenger Notification Sound Keeps Changing

Messenger Notification Sound Keeps Changing Every so often, the Notification Sound for Messenger changes from the normal setting. I have mine set to use “Messenger” sound. But every few weeks, I seem to stop getting notifications of messages, but there is actually the tiniest of beeps. After checking the “Notification Sound settings”, I then see …

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Aug 01 2016

21% of Brits would NOT retaliate if attacked

21% of Brits would NOT retaliate if attacked by Nuclear Strike According to a poll at YouGov.co.uk, 21% of the respondents said that they would NOT support a nuclear retaliation should the UK come under a nuclear attack. What would they do? Just accept Britain being hit by nuclear weapons without being prepared to fight back? …

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Jul 31 2016

Latin Numbers 1 to 20 in Words

1 = Unum, 2 = Duo, 3 = Tres, 4 = Quattuor, 5 = Quinque, 6 = Sex, 7 = Septem, 8 = Octo, 9 = Novem, 10 = Decem……….

Jul 31 2016

Why is the Latin number ‘Decem’ only 10 and not 12

The Latin number ‘Decem’  means 10, but December is the 12th Month Why was December the name for the 12th month, when the Latin name ‘Decem” is the number 10? From the Latin number system, we see that the numbers 7 through to 10 represent the names of our Months September to December, months 9 …

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Jul 31 2016

Why do we use the word Dozen instead of Twelve?

Latin for 12 = Duodecim, this become Dozeine in the Old French language and then in Old English to Dozen.

Jul 30 2016

Reflux Recipes

RefluxMD’s Recipe for Relief: A GERD Friendly Meal Plan and Diet Program for Acid Reflux In RefluxMD’s Recipe for Relief you will learn about the underlying cause of this condition and the treatment alternatives available today. More importantly, you will learn how to implement a natural eating plan designed to avoid those foods that cause …

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Jul 25 2016

Which is Right? Enrolment or Enrollment?

English Language Language Differences: Enrolment or Enrollment? Enrolment is English Enrollment is American Enrol is English Enroll is American The decision to use a single L or two L’s, in some words must be very confusing to many people learning the English language, and even more so when they get further confused by the English versus …

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Jul 23 2016

Border Controls at Calais

British border checks in Calais were set up in 2003 under the Le Touquet Treaty. This means that at Calais and Dunkirk, passengers go through French exit checks as well as UK immigration entry checks before embarkation. Before the Referendum: If Britain leaves Europe, British Border Controls at Calais will go. EU referendum: Hollande warns …

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Jul 21 2016

Philippines: If You Know Of Any Addicts, Go Ahead And Kill Them Yourself

“If You Know Of Any Addicts, Go Ahead And Kill Them Yourself”, President Duterte On The Phillippines’ Bloody War On Drugs 192 alleged drug abusers killed and over 60,000 turned themselves into rehabilitation centers to avoid death. Ever since Rodrigo Duterte’s landslide win for the Presidency in the Philippines, his commitment to a bloody war …

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Jul 17 2016

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