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Gravid servitør ga gratis mat til trengende familie. Senere får hun sitt livs overraskelse

Gravid servitør ga gratis mat til trengende familie. Senere får hun sitt livs overraskelse

En norsk servitør fikk en unik overraskelse i en lokal restaurant tirsdag, og du ville ikke ventet det fra denne giveren. Abby Mitchel has been a waitress for the past 2 years.  According to many customers, her smile and positive attitude is one of the main reasons they come back.  “It’s surprising how she always seems so happy even though she sometimes has to be the only waitress around dinner time,” Roslyn McArthur states. Being raised by a single mother, Abby is no stranger to hard work.  “It’s in my blood now,” Abby says.  “Whether it’s my family or my community, I’m...

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Hidden Meanings of Playing Cards

Hidden Meanings of Playing Cards

Don't take those playing cards for granted. Take a break from blackjack and baccarat and learn a bit of playing cards' history below. Playing Cards, the Suits and the Four Elements As you know, a single deck is divided into four suits: spades, hearts, clubs and diamonds. These four suits are known as swords, cups, wands and pentacles. They correspond to the four elements: fire, water, air and earth. These have hidden meanings that some people believe in. Here are the correspondences of the playing cards' suits: Spades Swords Fire Hearts Cups Water Clubs Wands Air Diamonds Pentacles Earth Meanings...

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Top 10 Medieval Games (That May or May Not Kill You)

Top 10 Medieval Games (That May or May Not Kill You)

We might be surprised to learn that there were lots of holidays in medieval times which left plenty of time for sports and games. Almost every month had a period of time associated with a religious festival or holy day. They all added up to around 100 days a year, about 14 weeks! Some sports were violent, dangerous, and cruel, at least by our standards. Whether victims were animals or human beings did not seem to matter to the medieval spectator. Animal rights were certainly not on the agenda! The thrill of showing off one’s prowess and fitness in sports appealed to competitors and...

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The History Of Cues

The History Of Cues

Snooker is a sport played by many millions around the globe. But have you ever wondered how cues and tips developed? Pic: King Louis XIV of France playing billiards in 1694. Thanks to Thurston Who better than Dominic Dale, one of the world’s leading experts on cue sports history, to describe the evolution of the cue over the past 400 years…. The origins of the snooker cue Billiards, which preceded snooker by over 200 years, was first played on pocket-less tables in a few places around Europe, during the 17th century. There were various different versions, including a bizarre French...

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All About Cues

All About Cues

Leading cue expert Dominic Dale with some helpful advice about the most important tool of the snooker trade… Dominic, what would your advice be to someone about to buy a snooker cue? My biggest piece of advice would be to follow what Joe Davis said in his book ‘How I Play Snooker’: the cue should be as “stiff as can be, at the weight you fancy.” You want a little bit of ‘give’ in the cue which allows you to get a better reaction out of the cue ball and to help to feel the strike of the ball. If...

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