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SO THERE, NOW YOU KNOW. PHANTASTICUS

Question. Did this type fan develop first in Japan or in China? Seems that both countries want to claim the honor. Wikipedia says: In the 17th century the folding fan, and its attendant semiotic culture, were introduced from Japan. Simpler fans were developed in … Continue reading

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TUESDAY EGG-BITS

“Last one in is a rotten egg!” An expression used as sort of a dare to join in, such as one might make a challenge to others to jump into cold water. “Egg him on,” has been around since the … Continue reading

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