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THAT SYMBOL ON YOUR DRUG PRESCRIPTION The origin of the symbol, Rx, found in the upper left-hand corner of every prescription goes back 5,000 years. ...
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HOW THE DOLLAR SIGN WAS BORN The dollar sign was originally an abbreviation for pesos. Two hundred years ago, when we were still using Spanish money ...
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Multinational vs. Global Companies: As explained by Harvard business professor, Michael Porter, multinational companies have three main characteristi ...
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WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS Now that the people of the world have begun to understand that our survival depends equally on ending the war with nature a ...
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During our golf game today, Harold hit some good woods. Most of them were trees.
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A salesman minus enthusiasm is just a clerk. -- Harry Banks
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Date: October 23, 4004 B.C.E.
Heaven and earth and man were created by the Trinity on this day at 9 a.m., according to Dr. John Lightfoot, vice chancellor of the University of Camb ...
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Date: August 27, 55 B.C.E.
The first of two invasions of Britain by Roman troops began on beaches near Dover. Led by Julius Caesar, the first invasion did not last long because ...
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Date: July 26
This is the feast day of St. Anne, patroness of pregnant women, housewives, grandmothers and cabinetmakers.
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Date: January 3, 106 C.E.
MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO # (106BC-43BC) Roman orator, statesman and philosopher; born in Arpinum, Latinum; after Caesar was killed, he spoke in favor of ...
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Date: May 11, 868 C.E.
The first printed book, known as the "Diamond Sutra," was published in China. Discovered in 1900, it was a Buddhist text made up of six sheets pasted ...
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