Tagged with France

Kings on a deck for a reason

Kings on a deck for a reason

Each king on playing cards represents a king in real history:   Random facts about the deck The primary deck of 52 playing cards in use today, Also known as the French deck, includes thirteen ranks of each of the four French suits, clubs (♣), diamonds (♦), hearts (♥) and spades (♠) The king of hearts … Continue reading

Real Life Shrek!

Real Life Shrek!

He actually existed! The French Maurice Tillet You’d imagine how these types of diseases inspired people to believe in Ogers, dwarfs and all sort of creatures that are based on a human deformity. Maurice Tillet (October 23, 1903 – September 4, 1954)[1] was a Russian-born French professional wrestler known as The French Angel. Tillet was a leading box office draw … Continue reading

Mice don’t like cheese! .. but we do!

Mice don’t like cheese! .. but we do!

Cheese facts. Made of curd, milk that turns sour or coagulates Cheese can be made from the milk of cows, goats, sheep, water buffalo, horses, llamas, and yaks. The ancient Greeks and Romans knew and valued cheese, There are hundreds of types of cheese, the most effective way for classifying them is probably according to hardness or ripening method (Here 13 cheese … Continue reading

A story behind 11:11

A story behind 11:11

November 11 is “Veterans day“,  a U.S. federal holiday dedicated to honoring veterans (U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard) who served honorably in war or peacetime.. Facts on Veterans Day: – It is the anniversary of the end of World War I. – In 1954, President Eisenhower officially changed the name  … Continue reading

On a day like this.. a life of the party was born

On a day like this.. a life of the party was born

In addition to Kirsten Dunst movie.. why is Marie Antoinette famous? A little history first, this is a Austrian royal, born Nov. 2 1755, was married to the King of France Louis XVI, the last French monarch. Both of them, so young (roughly 20) and unfit to meet the peoples expectations, brought down the monarchy. … Continue reading