Fancy That!

Facts to make you go“WOW!”

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◆ SOME EARLY AMER­I­CAN SET­TLERS HAD THEM­SELVES SEWN INTO THEIR UN­DER­WEAR FOR THE WIN­TER AND DIDN’T BATHE UN­TIL SPRING.

◆ The term “rake” for a drinker, gam­bler and wom­an­iser is a short­ened form of “rake­hell”, an­other word for hell-raiser.

◆ “FRINGE” WAS FIRST USED TO DE­SCRIBE A SHORT POR­TION OF HAIR AT THE FRONT IN 1876.

◆ A theic is some­one who drinks an ex­ces­sive amount of tea.

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