Daily Archive: 12/26/2020

Dec 26 2020

Hessians

Originally posted by ek hornbeck on 12.26.2007. Re-posted by TMC for ek. A reprint from 2007 but as true today as it ever was. From Wikipedia’s entry on the American Revolutionary War Early in 1775, the British Army consisted of about 36,000 men worldwide… Additionally, over the course of the war the British hired about …

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Dec 26 2020

Boxing Day

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12.26.2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. Boxing Day. On the day after Christmas… In feudal times the lord of the manor would give boxes of practical goods such as cloth, grains, and tools to the serfs who lived on his land. Many years ago on the day after Christmas servants …

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Dec 26 2020

Oh, sure. Some Specials.

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12/26/2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. Well, mostly I’m tired of them junking up my tabs. Frosty? Waaay chiller than that All I do is eat and sleep. Eat and sleep. Eat and sleep. There must be more to a cat’s life than that. But I hope not. These are …

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Dec 26 2020

The Breakfast Club (Cranberry Canes)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! AP’s Today in History for December 26th A tsunami kills more than 200-thousand people is Southeast Asia; Six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey is found beaten to death; Winston Churchill addresses joint session of Congress; Presidents Truman and Ford die. Breakfast Tune Rhiannon Giddens featuring Yo-Yo Ma – “Build A House” …

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