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    Olive oil was used for washing the body in the ancient Mediterranean world.
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      At one time iron was considered more valuable than gold. Iron daggers were among the Crown Jewels buried with King Tut. The ancient Egyptians called it “black gold from heaven” in reference to its meteoric origins.
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        White bread was the most desirable of medieval breads because it was the most finely ground and the least likely to have dirt and other stuff in it.
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          In 1562, Queen Elizabeth I coated her face with vinegar and white lead to cover up her smallpox scars. She also stuffed her cheeks with rags to combat the facial wasting associated with age and disease.
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            Originally posted by devilish angel View Post
            It is a well known trivial fact that Neil Armstrong was the first man to step onto the moon. However, many do not know that he stepped onto the moon with his left foot.
            either khabba or sajja.. ki farq pianda ae
            We should care for each other more than we care for ideas, or else we will end up killing each other.

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              Originally posted by devilish angel View Post
              New Zealand was the first place in the world to allow women to vote. The state of South Australia was next, in 1894, and it was also the first place to allow women to stand for parliament.
              are there still some countries where women didn't get right to vote? Pakistan?
              We should care for each other more than we care for ideas, or else we will end up killing each other.

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                In Pakistan, women do vote
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                  Originally posted by devilish angel View Post
                  In Pakistan, women do vote
                  are you sure, women can vote all over Pakistan (including FATA)?
                  We should care for each other more than we care for ideas, or else we will end up killing each other.

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                    don't know about FATA, but I think women vote, ali bhai can confirm this
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                      In the Middle Ages, spider web was used to cure wart.
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                        Clocks made before 1660 had only one hand, to show the hour.
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                          In 1879, F.W. Woolworth founded the 5-and-10 cent store chain. For the next 53 years, his stores east of the Missouri River never sold merchandise for more than a dime.
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                            3000 years ago, most Egyptians were considered old and died by the age of 30.
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                              In ancient China, doctors could receive fees only if their patient was cured. If it deteriorated, they would have to pay the patient.
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                                The Hundred Year War actually lasted for 116 years – from 1337 to 1453.
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