"vocatus atque non voctus deus aderit" Latin is not too difficult to pronounce ... Try it this way: Vocatus: 'Voe' (vowel sound as in Low) ... 'cart us'. Atque: 'at kway' ( vowel sound … Read more
Firstly I assume clone is being used to mean non IBM PCs. Advantages: Cheaper, easier to service, can be faster, can be more easily upgraded. There is more technical support Disadvantages: Provided the components are manufactured by reputable companies, and that they are being chosen and assembled by appropriately skilled assemblers ( who are able … Read more
The idea of an icon is to make a representation of a subject. My icon is more representative of the real me than any photo ever taken of me! 1. I am Old 2. I am wise 3. I have long white hair (not quite as long as the icon lol) 4. I am a … Read more
Joan recieved a discount of $4.80 on a book that originally cost 60$. What was the percent of discount she recieved?
Eight percent — not much eh? To do the calculation's easy. There are two ways :- 1. Divide the discount by the ticket price and multiply the result by 100 (or just move the decimal places 2 left) ie 4•80 divide by 60 = •08, multiply •08 by 100 = 8 (%) 2. Divide the … Read more
The origin is almost certainly British Army or Navy or Airforce. The meaning is 'dressed in your best uniform' and is still in use today in at least the Royal Air Force. (don't know about the others) I belive it has something to do with dress code in " King's (or Queen's) Regulations", the set … Read more
The real question should be "how long do THC metabolites stay in the body?" Because they are fat soluble ... About 30 days for most people. Very lean and athletic folk may be clean up to a week sooner.
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Who Is The Author Of Cinderella?
Very ancient story. Greek historian Strabo gave first version, approx 50 BC There was also a Chinese version around 860CE.Often thought to be the original because it fits with the chinese practice of binding feet to make them tiny. Commonest version written by Charles Perrault in 1697, based on a fairy tale written by Giambattista … Read more
In the late 1800s The polish people in towns and cities would have dressed like any other european country. Poland was a very sophisticated nation. One of the most educationally developed of the world In the country areas there would have been a tendency for peasant dress to still be worn, especially on Sundays! Do … Read more
It depends if you are talking British or American The American billion is only 1000th of the British one so $4.8 British Billion is $4.8 x 1,000,000,000,000 or $4,800,000,000,000.00 whilst using the American Billion it's only $4,800,000,000.00 which the British would call four thousand eight hundred million. Both were named by the French anyway! Note … Read more
A rectangle has four sides. It also has four internal right angles. The right angles ensure that the sides are parallel... So there cannot be a rectangle that is not a parallelogram!
Simple definition: A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are both parallel and equal in length. So a four sided figure whose opposite sides do no converge and are equal in length.
There are plants that live in fresh water ( water weed for example), salt water (sea weed and kelp) and water in between (mangroves etc)! But most plants are land plants. I assume you're asking if land plants will grow best if watered with fresh water or salt water. The answers simple ... Only a … Read more
Chain letters are either a con to make money, or a silly psychological game that some people play. The kind of letters like "post this to ten friends and you will have good luck ... Don't post it and you'll have bad luck" are absolutely false and trading on your superstitions. Even the good ones, … Read more
Hey! We're barking up the wrong tree here! Chainmail is a form of armour, usually like a long coat, that was made from links of steel chain to defend from arrows and spears! A kind of medieval body armour! Chain letters are a different thing entirely
Nails rust in water or in moist air because oxygen in the water or air combines with the iron to form various iron oxides. The commonest is red oxide. If salt is present there is also an electrical effect (electro chemical reaction) which increases the rate of corrosion. So iron 'rusts' more rapidly in sea … Read more
Almost everything! Tobacco ... Cigarettes, Farm produce, Wine, Spirits, Clothing, Perfumes, Cosmetics Motor cars, Cheeses, Leather goods, Aircraft, Race horses, Electrical goods, Dirty Post cards!, Chocolates, Shoes, Cattle, Magazines, Haute couture, Ballpoint pens, Razors and blades .....